Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19991020
Long recognized as a meditative poet with an almost mystical connection to animals and the natural world, Dan Gerber talks about his collection of poetry, Trying to Catch the Horses, which Annie Dillard praises as his most subtle and engaging book so far. He also reads from his re-released short story collection, Grass Fires, and discusses his other passion--race car driving--which he’s now returned to after a 33 year hiatus.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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