Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20060705, 20050824
New Letters founder and former editor David Ray reads from his latest book of poems The Death of Sardanapalus and Other Poems of the Iraq Wars that examines war from ancient times until now. Ray and the current New Letters editor Robert Stewart discuss the role pacifism plays among protest poets, especially in the work of the late William Stafford, and the relevance of such work today.
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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