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Maxine Kumin

Poetry

Interviewed by: David Ray

Catalog Number: 20020821

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Maxine Kumin, is known for her grace with formal poetry and her love of the outdoors, she has been entertaining and enlightening the literary world for the past 40 years. Discover the wonder behind the poetry of Maxine Kumin as we revisit a 1980 interview as part of this special U.S. Poet Laureate series.

| Subject Matter: Nature, Feminism | Interview Year: 1980 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Consultant in Poetry to Library of Congress |

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