Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070713
A fifth-generation Kansan whose poems and essays consider the openness and majesty of the prairie and its natural inhabitants, Low begins her two-year term as the second Poet Laureate of Kansas this July. A professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, she discusses the native influences on her work and reads from her most recent books, Words of a Prairie Alchemist and her New and Selected Poems.
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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