American Poetry MedleyPoetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20010418, 20000419
This audio collection contains poetry by some of America’s favorite writers, including present and past U.S Poet Laureates--Stanley Kunitz, Robert Pinsky, Robert Hass and Rita Dove--as well as Pulitzer Prize winners Carolyn Kizer and Yusef Komunyakaa. The verse of Gary Soto and the music and poetry of Joy Harjo and her band, Poetic Justice, round out the presentation that celebrates poetry in American life.
Scottish author Margot Livesey began reading at an early age. After years of famous British writers, from Shakespeare on, she became both a reader and a writer. While at the Kansas City Public Library, this author of nine novels di...
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