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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950227
Rios reads from several books of poems, including TEODORO LUNA'S TWO KISSES, which takes a sometimes surrealistic look at his ancestors. He also talks about the hurdles he had to overcome as a young Chicano entering English-speaking schools in Arizona.
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...
Named the Poet Laureate of Arkansas in 2018, Jo McDougall discusses her two recent books of poetry—The Undiscovered Room and ...