Ada Limón Makes Sense of the World Through Poetry

March 29, 2021 | 1 book mentioned

At the Creative Independent, Ada Limón discusses her poetry collection The Carrying and how writing these intimate, bold poems helped her make sense of the world. “I always want to make work that matters, even if it’s just to myself,” she says. “I didn’t know how to really process what I was going through in my own personal life without just writing about it. Writing is how I make sense of the world, so it would be hard not to write the poems.”

is a writer and illustrator. She is the author of two illustrated books, Last Night's Reading (Penguin Books, 2015) and Sanpaku (Archaia 2018).

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