Michael Sowder

Michael Sowder’s The Empty Boat, which won the 2004 T.S. Eliot Prize, features Buddhist- and Daoist-inspired poems. His forthcoming collection, House Under the Moon, combines poems of fatherhood with poems inspired by the bhakti tradition of Mirabai and Kabir. Sowder is a member of the Cache Valley Sangha in Logan, Utah.

Recent Articles

This Whole World is a Poem

This oriole, this friend, this daughter, this fox—Michael Sowder on all the poems that are just waiting for us to write them down.