New Letters
On The Air

Richard Wilbur

Poetry

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19910809, 19901012

Richard Wilbur, the former Poet Laureate of the United States, reads from his New and Collected Poems, for which he won his second Pulitzer Prize. Wilbur also reads some of his children's poems as well as talks about his early influences and censorship.

| Subject Matter: Verbs, Edgar Allan Poe, Censorship | Interview Year: 1990 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, U.S. Poet Laureate |

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