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Dave Smith

Poetry

Interviewed by: David Ray

Catalog Number: 19810518

The poet, writer, critic, editor, and educator Dave Smith reads a selection of his poetry, including excerpts from the six-part title poem of his book Homage to Edgar Allan Poe.

| Subject Matter: Classic Literature, Edgar Allan Poe, Literary Influences | Interview Year: 1981 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Lyndhurst Fellowship, Virginia Prize in Poetry, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award in Poetry |

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