Charles BaxterFiction, Poetry
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19890915
All Things Considered book reviewer, Alan Cheuse says, "Charles Baxter's stories are some of the finest being written in America today." In this program, Baxter discusses his work with New Letters editor Robert Stewart. He reads excerpts from his best-known short story, "Gryphon" as well as shares two of his poems.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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