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Kathryn Nuernberger

Poetry, Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20190329

Poet and essayist Kathryn Nuernberger, the former editor of Pleiades Press at the University of Central Missouri, now lives and teaches in Minnesota. She discusses how she once shied away from being a "woman writer" and why she now embraces it, as she reads from her 2017 essay collection, Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past, and shares poetry from her earlier books, Rag and Bone and The End of Pinkas well as from her forthcoming collection, Rue. An earlier 2018 interview with Kathryn Nuernberger is also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Gender, History, Science, Botany | Interview Year: 2019 | Genre: Poetry, Nonfiction | Awards: Non/Fiction Prize from The Journal, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, James Laughlin Award |

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