Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19980907, 19980601
Exhibits and projects director at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Elizabeth Goldring has worked for nearly two decades on creating a visual language that will make it possible for the visually challenged to see. Her two books of poetry Laser Treatment and Without Warning reflect some of her own struggles with the loss of sight and her discovery that seeing often occurs more with the mind than the eyes.
A lawyer-turned-poet, Monica Youn has written three books of poetry, and now teaches creative writing in New York. Twice a finalist for the National Book Award, she reveals why she felt the need to leave the legal field for creative writing after ...
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