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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19900616
A former nun, Gernes is now a feminist whose poems are largely about women and their experiences. Gernes reads from her collection WOMEN AT 40, and from a book of poems about New Zealand, where she was a Fulbright scholar.
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...
Named the Poet Laureate of Arkansas in 2018, Jo McDougall discusses her two recent books of poetry—The Undiscovered Room and ...