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Paul Muldoon

Poetry

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.

| Subject Matter: Music, Rhyme, Language | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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