Vance Bourjaily - Bourjaily reads excerpts from three novels: NOW PLAYING AT CANTERBURY, A GAME MEN
Robert Creeley - A recording of Creeley, the cofounder of the Black Mountain School of Poetry, at a
Paul Engle - Paul Engle and Charles Langton are two poets closely associated with the Iowa Writers'
Charles Langton - Paul Engle and Charles Langton are two poets closely associated with the Iowa Writ
Dave Etter - Dave Etter's books include Cornfields and Central Standard Time. The poems in this read
Patricia Goedicke - Both Programs I & II feature Goedicke's poetry readings. In the second, she
Lorrie Goldensohn - Goldensohn reads poetry from her collections DREAMWORK and TETHER.
Allen Grossman - Allen Grossman has written THE WOMAN ON THE BRIDGE OVER THE CHICAGO RIVER and other
George Gurley - George Gurley is the author of FUGUES IN THE PLUMBING, a book of poems. Novak's book
Michael Novak - George Gurley is the author of FUGUES IN THE PLUMBING, a book of poems. Novak's book
James B. Hall - For both Programs I & II, the California poet reads his poems. The second progra
Daniel Halpern - Halpern, a well-known magazine editor, was recorded during a public reading of his
Michael Heffernan - This program features Heffernan reading from THE CRY OF OLIVER HARDY, a book of
George Hitchcock - Hitchcock, a California poet and former editor of KAYAK magazine, talks about his
John Knoepfle - This program is a recording of Knoepfle at a Kansas City public reading. An Illinois
Philip Levine - This program features National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award win
, published by NEW LETTERS in 1981.
James McConkey - McConkey reads fiction from THE TREE HOUSE CONFESSIONS and discusses his work.
James McKinley - Former editor of New Letters magazine, James McKinley discusses his nonfi
Hilda Morley - Morley, author of A BLESSING OUTSIDE US, reads about the lives of women in history an
Lisel Mueller - The Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry for 1997, Mueller translated the SELECTED LATER
Molly Peacock - Canadian-American poet, essayist, and biographer Molly Peacock reads poems from her
David Ray - Ray reads from ENOUGH OF FLYING: POEMS INSPIRED BY GHAZALS OF GHALIB.
Dave Smith - The poet, writer, critic, editor, and educator Dave Smith reads a selection of his
William Jay Smith - Smith reads from THE TRAVELER'S TREE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS and talks about his
David Swanger - California writer Swanger is the author of THE SHAPE OF WATER and INSIDE THE HORSE.
Karen Swenson - Swenson, a feminist poet, is author of AN ATTIC OF IDEALS and EAST WEST. She reads 1
David Young - Young, a poet, is author of SWEATING OUT THE WINTER, BOXCAR, and THE NAMES OF A HARE I
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