James DickeyPoetry Fiction
Interviewed by: Robert Aubrey Davis
Catalog Number: 19871204
Dickey won the National Book Award in 1966 for BUCKDANCER'S CHOICE, but he is best known for the novel DELIVERANCE, which was made into a feature film. He reads a poem and talks about Southern culture and his original intentions for DELIVERANCE.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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