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Donald Justice: Past American Voice

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 20050817

In memory of poet Donald Justice, a noted professor at the Iowa Writers Workshop and winner of the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for his Selected Poemsthis program features a 1989 interview by New Letters editor Robert Stewart, in which Justice reads poems from The Sunset Maker and talks about the theme of loss in his work.

| Subject Matter: Loss, Iowa Writers Workshop, John Irving | Interview Year: 1989 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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