Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060412, 20050629
This second program with U.S. Poet Laureate and 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser features a combination of interview and public poetry reading, in which Kooser shares some of his family poems, old and new. He also talks about his Poetry Home Repair Manual and the use of memory in creating poetic works.
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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