Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070323
The author of three collections of poetry and co-author of the popular textbook, Writing Poems, Michelle Boisseau talks about her poetry collections, including her newest Trembling Air. Her often tender, elegiac poems capture moments of personal reflection. Boisseau also discusses the important literary influences of the women writers George Eliot and Emily Dickinson. Programs with Michelle Boisseau from 1996, 2010, and 2017 are also available in our audio archives.
Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, discusses how his writing has been impacted by the region's history, literature and music. He reveals what he learned studying with poet Wendell Berry and the profou...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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