Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20040505
Noted Missouri poet Michael Burns draws inspiration from poets William Stafford and Robert Frost. A professor of creative writing at Southwest Missouri State in Springfield, Burns has published four books of poetry including The Secret Names and It Will Be All Right in the Morning. He reads from the later and discusses how he seeks inspiration from poetry over faith.
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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