comedic author John Kenney (LOVE POEMS FOR ANXIOUS PEOPLE) and the art of being "pants drunk" | Ep6 BOOKS CONNECT US


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The Thurber Prize-winning author John Kenney (the novel TALK TO ME and the collection LOVE POEMS FOR MARRIED PEOPLE) brings us the lighter side of being trapped inside for weeks on end. John and his editor Sally Kim discuss, among other things, what it means to be "pants drunk" during a pandemic in this fun conversation.

With the same brilliant wit and hilarious realism that made Love Poems for Married People and Love Poems for People with Children such hits, John Kenney is back with a brand new collection of poems, this time taking on one of the most common feelings in our day-and-age: anxiety. Kenney covers it all, from awkward social interactions and insomnia to nervous ticks and writing and rewriting that email.

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