Laura KasischkeFiction, Poetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060531
This young writer’s poetry and fiction "scratches the surface of daily life," balancing the ordinary with lurid worlds of violence and death. The author of six poetry collections and three novels, Laura Kasischke's collection, Dance and Disappear, won the 2001 Juniper Prize. She talks about her writing and reads from her 2004 collection Gardening in the Dark, and Housekeeping in a Dream, as well as from her novel, The Life Before Her Eyes. A 2019 program with Laura Kasischke talking about her poetry as well as a program featuring her fiction are also available in our audio archives.
Our "Classics Series" continues as we go "Back to the Writing Well" to hear from writers of place, including the late Pat Conroy. Famous for his novels about the south, with several made into movies such as ...
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