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Rodney Jones

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Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20170113

Visiting Kansas City for the Midwest Poets Series, National Book Critics Circle Award winner Rodney Jones discusses what he learned about the use of language from the late writers and friends, Kent Haruf and C.D. Wright. He also reads from and talks about the shaping of his selected works, Salvation Blues: One Hundred Poems 1985-2005, and his newer poetry book Imaginary Logic.

| Subject Matter: Language, Music, Poetic Influences, C.D. Wright | Interview Year: 2016 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: The Kingsley Tufts Prize, James Boatwright Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award |

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