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Michelle Boisseau

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19961111

Michelle Boisseau is a poet whose intricate work deals with language and its connection to our basic concept of good and evil. In this program, she reads from Understory, her second book of poetry, which won the Samuel Morse Prize. Programs with Michelle Boisseau from 2007, 2010, and 2017 are also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Language, Good vs Evil | Interview Year: 1996 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Samuel Morse Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship |

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New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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