Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn NuernbergerPoetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20180330
In this interview at the Plaza branch of the Kansas City Public Library, poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their latest collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, the co-editor of the textbook, Writing Poems, who teaches English and Creative Writing at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, reads poems from Fountain and Furnace and The New Nudity, while Nuernberger, editor of Pleiades Press at the University of Central Missouri and author of essay collection, Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past, reads from her James Laughlin Award-winning poetry collection, The End of Pink. An earlier 2013 interview with Hadara Bar-Nadav is also available in our Audio Archives.
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