C. Dale YoungPoetry
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20110812, 20100611
A poet who admits that "90% of his time" is taken up by his day-job, oncologist C. Dale Young talks with New Letters editor, Robert Stewart, about the tradition of the physician-poet. Also the poetry editor of the New England Review, Young discusses how the act of writing a poem is a political act, and what separates it from propaganda. He reads from his 2007 collection, The Second Person, and his 2011 book, Torn.
National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet Laura Kasischke muses on topics ranging from motherhood to beauty queens, as she reads from several of her books now published under one cover by Copper Canyon, the 2017 book, ...
This program pays tribute to the past American voices of feminist poets from the last century, who opened doors at publishing houses for the vast numbers of talented women writers today. Listen to excerpts from Pulitzer Prize winne...
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