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Albert Goldbarth

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20050119, 20030423

 The only poet to twice win the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Award, Albert Goldbarth talks about his work and reads from the book that captured the second award, Saving Lives.  The author of more than 20 collections of poetry and several essays, this Wichita, Kansas based writer’s work is a quirky mesh of ancient history, pop culture, the profane and the holy.  

| Subject Matter: Kansas, Ancient History, Pop Culture | Interview Year: 2002 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award |

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