Kathleen NorrisPoetry, essay
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20100625, 20101231
A forgotten word returns in the book ACEDIA & ME by writer Kathleen Norris. She examines acedia, a kind of emotional sloth, and weaves personal experiences with the feeling, which was once one of the �eight bad thoughts� that became the seven deadly sins.
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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