Leslie Adrienne MillerPoetry
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.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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