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Linda Nemec Foster

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20050427

The first Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Linda Nemec Foster talks about the Polish ancestral roots that inspired her collection, Amber Necklace from Gdansk.  She also reads from Living in the Fire Nest and talks about her relationship with mentor and poet Lisel Mueller.  Recently nominated for four 2006 Pushcart Prizes in poetry, Foster also shares some of her newer works. 

| Subject Matter: Polish Ancestry, Lisel Mueller | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, Michigan |

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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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