Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20041110, 20021127, 20010117, 20000517
The author of five books of poetry, including, Hammerlock, Tim Seibles is known for using pop culture--everything from TV shows and cartoons to movies--to get at the heart of our humanness. He has been described by Reginald McKnight as a poet who “won’t let you go ‘til he has taken you into the center of American politics and pop culture, the minds of birds, the Tao te Ching, your body, your so-called color, your so-called race.” Seibles discusses his work and reads poems from several of his books.
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 Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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