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Roderick Townley


Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19990421

The author of two collections of poetry, Roderick Townley’s discusses his anthology of personal essays and poems by over two dozen American poets called Night Errands: How Poets Use Dreams. In this interview, Townley talks about the parallel language of dreams and poetry, and what he has learned about his craft from this exploration into the netherworld of dreams.

| Subject Matter: Dreams, Personal Essays | Interview Year: 1999 | Genre: Poetry |

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