New Letters PoetsPoetry
Catalog Number: 20050413
As part of National Poetry Month, this program features three winners of the New Letters poetry prize reading their award-winning pieces: Ellen Bass, an accomplished poet and creative writing teacher from Santa Cruz, California; Donald Junkins, who is the poetry editor for the North Dakota Quarterly, reads five poems about New South Wales Australia; and Christopher Bursk, who works as a volunteer in the corrections system and teaches at Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania.
Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, discusses how his writing has been impacted by the region's history, literature and music. He reveals what he learned studying with poet Wendell Berry and the profou...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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