Today, we’re getting to know Abigail Rudibaugh By Her Shelf:
Abigail calls Cincinnati, Ohio home alongside her husband and two young daughters. As a graduate from Miami University of Ohio in Integrated Language Arts, she spent nine years teaching, but is now taking time to nourish her writer’s soul. Abigail believes that in a prescriptive and productive world, poetry has become the umbrella in which she can finally find some shade. Find her on Instagram & Twitter @pocketsoflovely or at pocketsoflovely.com
In this episode, Abby and I discuss:
-The “lovely” story behind the name Pockets of Lovely
-How being a writer has changed the way she reads
-The late Mary Oliver, one of Abby’s favorite poets
-Embarrassing book habits
-FOMO on pop lit conversations
And so much more.
Whether or not you consider yourself to be a poetry lover, I guarantee you’ll connect with some part of this interview with Abby.
The books (These are affiliate links. I receive a small commission if you buy through one of these links):
I’m Nobody! Who are you? by Emily Dickinson
Abby’s site: Pockets of Lovely
Poet Mary Oliver
“A Thousand Mornings”
Poet Wendell Berry
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Next week’s episode is actually the first episode I recorded for the podcast. My guest is an entrepreneur and content creator focused on empowering women to be confident and cultivate self-esteem. You don’t want to miss getting to know this powerhouse By Her Shelf. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t!
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