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.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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