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Leslie Adrienne Miller

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20090313, 20080118

Poet Leslie Adrienne Miller became fascinated by 17th century medical illustrations, and the myths and ignorance that surrounded female anatomy in scientific literature all the way until the 20th century.  She uses these themes in her poetry collection The Resurrection Trade, and discusses what it was like to become a first-time mother at age 45.  She also reads from Eat Quite Everything You See.

| Subject Matter: Women's Issues, Medical Literature | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Poetry |

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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.