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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19911129
Lopate writes poems and novels, but is best known for his personal essays. In his book AGAINST JOIE DE VIVRE, he takes on such subjects as the "good life,\" dating a smoker, his own childhood, and the nearly lost art of essay writing.
Published in various anthologies and literary magazines, including New Letters as the Fiction Prize winner of 2004, Rachel Hall discusses her first book, a collection o...
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 ...