Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 20030806, 19940103
The then 71-year-old Grace Paley reads poems about aging and about political activism from her New and Collected Poems. She calls herself a "combative pacifist and cooperative anarchist." Programs with Grace Paley from 1991 and 1998 are also available in our audio archives.
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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