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Laura Kasischke

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20190322

National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet Laura Kasischke muses on topics ranging from motherhood to beauty queens, as she reads from several of her books now published under one cover by Copper Canyon, the 2017 book, Where Now: New and Selected Poems. Also an author of novels and short stories, she then sits down onstage at the Kansas City Public Library for a short conversation with host Angela Elam, as a prelude to their upcoming studio conversation, when she reads from her fiction. To find out about her early career, a 2006 program with Laura Kasischke is also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Motherhood, Women | Interview Year: 2018 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction | Awards: Independent Publisher Book Award for Short Fiction, Guggenheim Fellowship, National Book Critics Circle Award |

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