New Letters
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Mark Strand

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 20060426, 20050112

With wit and style, former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Strand talks about his life in letters, the dark humor of his poetry, and his refusal to speak his native French language.   Strand reads from several of his books including A Blizzard of One, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1999.  His newest work is published in New Letters magazine.

| Subject Matter: Dark Humor, French | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize |

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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.