Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau
Catalog Number: 20061117
Randall Mann is the winner of the Kenyon Review Poetry Prize for his first collection of poems, Complaint in the Garden. The collection takes readers "into lush landscapes, sundry histories, and a contemporary gay San Francisco populated by those things and people loved and lost." He discusses the craft of formal poetry with poet Michelle Boisseau, and reads from his work.
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. 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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