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Martha Serpas

Growing up in bayou country, the poet Martha Serpas became attached to the landscape and to the culture of southern Louisiana. Not surprisingly, poems about the environment and the endangered Gulf shores permeate her work, including her 2006 collection, The Dirty Side of the Storm, and her earlier book, ...

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    Dave Smith

    The other half of this conversation with Dave Smith, the author of 20 books of poetry, essays, memoir and fiction, was recorded in late 2014 as part of the Midwest Poets Series. He talks about the importance of elegiac poetry and the influence of ...

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    E.L. Doctorow: Past American Voice

    We remember E.L. Doctorow who passed away on July 21, 2015, at the age of 84. The author of three books of short fiction, a stage drama, and twelve novels, including multi-award winners ...

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Celebrate Baseball: A New Letters Special Issue

This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.