By Rachel Trousdale

Rachel Trousdale is a poet, critic, and professor. Her poems and reviews have appeared in Literary Imagination, The Atlanta Review, The Yale Review, and many other places. She is the author of a Very Serious Scholarly Book, Nabokov, Rushdie, and the Transnational Imagination, and is now working on a project on humor in modern poetry.

  1. Q. So you guys commute between New York and Atlanta? A. Yup.

    Q. And you’ve been doing it how long? A. Ten years.

    Q. Don’t you like each other? A. We quite enjoy each other’s company.

    Q. Ha-ha, that must make marriage a lot easier, right? Cuz you don’t have to see each other all the time! A. Yes, it is wonderful. When we were looking into

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