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.
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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