Interviewed by: Judy Ray
Catalog Number: 19861003
Knight began writing poetry in the 1960s when he was incarcerated at Indiana State Prison for armed robbery. Knight says of his work, "My major metaphor is prison. I think art is ultimately about freedom." This program features a live reading.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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