Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20150904, 20080829, 20050831
The rigors, joys, and difficulties of work are examined through poetry, including the long work "Beauty" by B.H. Fairchild (shown) that was initially in his multi-award winning book The Art of the Lathe and is now in his 2014 book of new and selected works, The Blue Buick. Other poems include Susan Gubernat's "Working Class" from her book Flesh, Dorianne Laux’s “Fast Gas” from What We Carry, and "Brewery Job" by the editor of New Letters magazine Robert Stewart, who is also the author of Plumbers.
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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