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Charles Harper Webb

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20181228, 20180622

Guggenheim Fellow, licensed psychotherapist, and author of over a dozen poetry books, Charles Harper Webb reads from his 2016 essay collection, A Million MFAs Are Not Enough. The English professor at California State University advocates for more humor and accessibility within the poetry world. He also shares poems from his more recent collection, Brain Camp, and his book of new and selected poems, Shadow Ball, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press, which released his book Sidebend World in fall 2018. A former professional guitar player, he also discusses his love of music, and reveals how baseball and the natural world has helped inspire some of his writing.

| Subject Matter: Music, Baseball | Interview Year: 2017 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship, Whiting Awards, The Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards |

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