"I did a reading years ago," Brenda Shaughnessy says, "and afterwards this elderly woman came up to me and said, 'It’s time for you to grow out of your little girl voice and into your woman’s voice.’ It blew me away." In this video, recorded at the 2012 Poets Forum, Shaughnessy talks about shedding the anxiety writers feel when imagining, and reading for, an audience.