Poetry, VOLUME 5

Scott Cairns, Susanna Childress Reading Their Poems

We had a great time last week at The Festival of Faith and Writing.
Thanks to everyone who came by our booth and said “hello”; thanks to everyone who came out for the panel on book reviewing; and thanks to the folks at Calvin who put on another delightful festival!

Continuing our National Poetry Month theme of poets reading their poems, here are two poets who spoke at the Festival last week — Susanna Childress and Scott Cairns.

Susanna Childress has recordings of several of her poems on her website,

including “The Necessary Dark” from her newest collection:

Entering the House of Awe.
Paperback: New Issues, 2011.
Buy now: [ Amazon ]

Watch for our review of this book in the near future…
CLICK HEAR TO LISTEN to Susanna Childress reading her poems.


Video of Scott Cairns reading poems

(Sorry, the sound isn’t the greatest, be sure to turn up the volume a little).






C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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