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Susan Aizenberg

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20171020

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 third collection, Quiet City, honored in the 2016 Nebraska Book Awards. She also discusses the anthology she co-edited called The Extraordinary Tide: New Poetry by American Women and discusses winning the 2014 Mari Sandoz Award from the Nebraska Library Association.

| Subject Matter: Art, Inspiration | Interview Year: 2016 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Nebraska Book Award, Mari Sandoz Award from the Nebraska Library Association |

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