Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau
Catalog Number: 20040915, 20040303
Linda Pastan, the former Poet Laureate of Maryland, reads from and discusses her works, The Last Uncle and Carnival Evening with fellow poet Michelle Boisseau. Pastan also talks about the changing role of women since her days at Yale in the 1950s, writing formal poetry, and drawing inspiration from vacation places.
A lawyer-turned-poet, Monica Youn has written three books of poetry, and now teaches creative writing in New York. Twice a finalist for the National Book Award, she reveals why she felt the need to leave the legal field for creative writing after ...
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