Andrei CodrescuFiction, 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.
A lawyer-turned-poet, Monica Youn has written three books of poetry, and now teaches creative writing in New York. Twice a finalist for the National Book Award, she reveals why she felt the need to leave the legal field for creative writing after ...
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