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James Tate

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19980817, 19930806, 19920911

Called one of the most important and original poets of his generation, James Tate won both the Pulitzer Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award for his Selected Poems in 1992. The author of twelve collection of poetry, Tate talks candidly to Rebekah Presson about the influence of his life on his work, and reads several of his poems, including "The Lost Pilot" which first brought him fame with the Yale Younger Poets Prize.

| Subject Matter: Poetic Inspirations, The Craft of Writing | Interview Year: 1992 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, William Carlos Williams Award |

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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