Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090417, 20080418
Paul Muldoon, the new poetry editor for The New Yorker, talks about his own rejection from the magazine in his earlier days. This Irish author of ten collections of poetry reads from Horse Latitudes and Poems which include formal poems about made-up words along with tributes to musicians such as the Beatles and Warren Zevon. We’ll also hear some music from Muldoon’s own rock band, Rackett.
The first Poet Laureate of Belfast (2013-14), Sinéad Morrissey discusses her formative childhood during "the troubles" in Ireland and some influences for her poetry from gypsy relatives to her travels in China. In the first half o...
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