Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19990519
Founder and editor of The Best American Poetry series, David Lehman talks about his editorial work and how it contrasts and competes with his own writing of poetry. He reads from his 1996 collection, Valentine Place, and talks a bit about his controversial book, The Last Avant-Garde.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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