Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090417, 20080418
Paul Muldoon, the new poetry editor for The New Yorker, talks about his own rejection from the magazine in his earlier days. This Irish author of ten collections of poetry reads from Horse Latitudes and Poems which include formal poems about made-up words along with tributes to musicians such as the Beatles and Warren Zevon. We’ll also hear some music from Muldoon’s own rock band, Rackett.
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 Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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