Leslie Adrienne MillerPoetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090313, 20080118
Poet Leslie Adrienne Miller became fascinated by 17th century medical illustrations, and the myths and ignorance that surrounded female anatomy in scientific literature all the way until the 20th century. She uses these themes in her poetry collection The Resurrection Trade, and discusses what it was like to become a first-time mother at age 45. She also reads from Eat Quite Everything You See.
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 ...
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