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Andrea Hollander Budy

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20021016, 20020424

Andrea Hollander Budy spent more than 20 years teaching herself the craft of poetry through the works of others before she published her first book at age 46. She discusses how she came to be published by her favorite literary magazine, and reads from her two books House Without A Dreamer and The Other Life, both published by StoryLine Press.

| Subject Matter: The Craft of Writing, Self Taught Poetry | Interview Year: 2001 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: 2007 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship |

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