Catalog Number: 19810215
This program features National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Philip Levine reading from his Selected Poems at public reading performances in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. Between poems, Levine discusses his childhood in Detroit, the setting of many of his poems, as well as his experience in post-Franco Spain.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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