Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19890414
Twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry and recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship for the Humanities, Willis Barnstone is the author of dozens of books, including memoir and poetry. In this program, Barnstone, who is also a prominent translator of Ancient Greek poets and a New Testament and Gnostic scholar, reads sonnets and talks about his time living in China. Visit our Audio Archives to hear more with Willis Barnstone in a 2011 interview that also includes his daughter, the poet Aliki Barnstone.
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