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On The Air
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19891124
Wyoming poet James Galvin's work has what one critic calls, "a Western sensibility tinged with modernism.\" In this program, Galvin reads poems from his book ELEMENTS and talks about the idea of being a "Western writer.\"
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