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The Firepit Sessions

The number of requests for commissioned poems in Nathan's new book, In the Days of Our Seclusion: March – May 2020, was surprising, when the call first went out in March. And the sense of need and urgency on the part of those who contributed led him to begin a series of videos on Facebook Live called The Firepit Sessions, as a way for him to share in ‘real-time’ the emotions, concerns, and questions that the participants were expressing in the midst of the pandemic.


At nearly 20,000 views now, The Firepit Sessions have become a key ingredient in spreading the word for new commissions that will appear in a second book, In the Days of Our Unrest: June – August 2020. This page contains a selection of some of the viewers' favorite sessions so far...

Take 18

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