Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930101
Sharon Olds' poetry "is remarkable for its candor, its eroticism, and its power to move," says one critic. In this program Olds reads from The Father, her book about the death of a father, and talks about writing "apparently personal" poems.
In the second half of this interview with Philip Lee Williams, winner of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Writers Association, he discusses his most recent works of poetry, ...
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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