New Orleans writer

Elizabeth Gross

Last week, NolaVie’s Kelley Crawford introduced us to local poet and translator Elizabeth Gross, whose latest book is called this body/that lightning show. Today, Kelley resumes this two-part installment of the series, Conversations with Artists, with a discussion of mythology and the heroine’s journey in Elizabeth’s work.

Benjamin Aleshire

Elizabeth Gross is a local poet, professor, and Ancient Greek translator whose writing has been described as both subtle and hypnotic. Her latest book is called this body/that lightning show. For this installment of NolaVie’s series, Conversations with Artists, Kelley Crawford invites Elizabeth into the studio to talk about her work, the human condition, and the cosmos.

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