Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090522, 20080104
The author of After the Lost War: A Narrative about the Confederate soldier and poet Sydney Lanier, Andrew Hudgins’s most recent book, Ecstatic in the Poison is a lyrical look at middle-class America. Hudgins, who teaches at Ohio State University, still bears the marks of his Southern Baptist military upbringing in his work. He reads from his poetry and talks about the writing life.
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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