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Alice Friman

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Catalog Number: 20131213, 20060315, 20020619, 20011114

Known for her vivid metaphors and the unabashed sensuality of her writing, Alice Friman’s honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, Zoo.  In this public poetry reading she shares work from that book, as well as from her 2006 collection, The Book of the Rotten Daughter, in which she braves issues of death and aging with honesty and humor. Alice Friman also talks about her ealier collection Inverted Fire in this 1997 interview. Visit our Shop for a special package of Alice Friman's work.

| Subject Matter: Metaphors, Sensuality, Death, Humor | Interview Year: 2000 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Ezra Pound Poetry Award |

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Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

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