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Ted Kooser

Poetry

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. 

| Subject Matter: Family, Memory | Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: U.S. Poet Laureate, 2005 Pulitzer Prize |

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Friday, March 22, 2019
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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.