Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930101
Sharon Olds' poetry "is remarkable for its candor, its eroticism, and its power to move," says one critic. In this program Olds reads from The Father, her book about the death of a father, and talks about writing "apparently personal" poems.
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. In part one of this conversation, 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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