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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19951113
Komunyakaa reads from his 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winner, NEON VERNACULAR. He talks about poems that span his experience as an African-American, beginning with his young life in small-town Louisiana and moving to his experience in Vietnam.
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 ...
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill was born in the UK, but was sent to live with her aunt in Ireland at age five. Now considered one of the country's leading poets writing all in Irish, she has won numerous awards for her books of poetry and essays, with ...