(From Colleen Anderson's blog)
CA- When did you discover poetry and who/what influenced you?
AD- I discovered poetry when I was very young. My dad used to write children’s poetry and read it to me and my brother when we were young. He would come to my elementary school and read to our classrooms and include poems in the school newsletter. My dad also happened to be a huge horror and fantasy fan, and eventually, when I grew older, he introduced me to Poe’s fiction and poetry