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John Knoepfle

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 20050608

A prolific and plainspoken voice of Midwestern American poetry, John Knoepfle explored the depths of his ancestors’ losses in the Irish Potato Famine, resulting in his twelfth book, Prayer Against Famine and Other Irish Poems. It was published BkMk Press, when he was 81. He reads from this new book and reflects on his long career in this interview with New Letters magazine editor Robert Stewart. 

 

| Subject Matter: Midwestern America, The Irish Potato Famine, Ancestry | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Poetry |

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