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Marilyn Kallet

Poetry

Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau

Catalog Number: 20060712, 20051012

Marilyn Kallet’s 2005 poetic offering, Circe, After Hours—her 11th book—covers topics as diverse as eating a rodent served by a cost-cutting French woman, finding relatives killed in the Holocaust, or remembering her father’s loose association with the Mafia.  This Knoxville poet reads from this book and has an entertaining talk with fellow poet Michelle Boisseau about the craft of poetry.

| Subject Matter: The Holocaust, The Mafia, Family, History | Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Poetry |

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Jamel Brinkley

Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.