In this audio recording Liane Strauss reads her poems “I Need to Learn to Lie Better,” “Sugar,” and “Baudrillard’s Widow,” from New Letters Vol. 87 nos. 1 & 2. To learn more about Strauss and read these poems on the page, check out “The Grand Illusion: An Interview & Poems,” a New Letters Special Feature (Spring 2021) here.
Liane Strauss is the author of three books of poetry, Leaving Eden, Frankie, Alfredo, and All the Ways You Still Remind Me of the Moon, all published in London, where she lived for the better part of the last twenty years. She is currently seeking a publisher for a new collection, Breathless, and completing a first novel. She lives in New York City.