Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20081205
Kevin Prufer, the author of four collections of poetry, talks about why he’s drawn to the elegy, and reads from his books, including the 2008 National Anthem. A 2007 NEA Literature Fellow in Poetry, Prufer is also editor of Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing and serves on the board of directors for the National Book Critics Circle.
This program pays tribute to the past American voices of feminist poets from the last century, who opened doors at publishing houses for the vast numbers of talented women writers today. Listen to excerpts from Pulitzer Prize winne...
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