New Letters
On The Air

Andrei Codrescu

Fiction, Poetry, Essay

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20070824, 20060906

International Voices Andrei Codrescu, the wry, Romanian poet and essayist known to millions for his bi-weekly commentaries on NPR's All Things Considered, shares his thoughts on how poetry can fill the vacuum in the aftermath of disaster, the differences between writing for radio and writing for print, the importance of underground literature to a totalitarian society. He also reads from his essay collection The Devil Never Sleeps, and his poetry collection It Was Today.

| Subject Matter: Disaster, Writing for Radio, Underground Literature | Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Fiction, Poetry, Essay |

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