Mary Jo SalterPoetry
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20061208, 20060329
A co-editor of the Norton Anthology of Poetry, Salter talks with New Letters magazine editor Robert Stewart about her own work. Salter is known for using formal verse and rhyme in her poetry with much success. The New York Times named her fifth collection, Open Shutters, a 2003 notable book of the year. In this show, Salter shares some secrets of her creative process.
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