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Kevin Prufer

Poetry

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.

| Subject Matter: Elegy, History, Philosophy | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: 2007 NEA Literature Fellow in Poetry |

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