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Maxine Kumin

Poetry

Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau

Catalog Number: 20021002, 20020313

One of America’s great formal poets, Maxine Kumin has authored more than three dozen books of poetry, fiction, essays and children’s literature.  In this interview with Michelle Boisseau, she discusses her most recent collection of poems called The Long Marriage, which reflects her 55 year marriage, her love of poetry and her recovery from a near fatal accident.

| Subject Matter: Marriage, Recovery, Nature | Interview Year: 2001 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, United States Poet Laureate |

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