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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19911129
Lopate writes poems and novels, but is best known for his personal essays. In his book AGAINST JOIE DE VIVRE, he takes on such subjects as the "good life,\" dating a smoker, his own childhood, and the nearly lost art of essay writing.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
Bonnie Bolling's award winning poetry collections often tackle tough subject matter, blending tragedy with beauty. The editor-in-chief of Verdad magazine since...