Poems and Interviews with Nine American Poets
Publication Year: 2012
Published by: University of Arkansas Press
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Poets are notoriously mute. They work alone. They fume and stew. They lean and loaf at their ease, writing the song of the self and by extension the songs of others. They seem to prefer the company of books. But ask a poet about a poem, a favorite other poet, or anything having to do with their...
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These interviews were conducted with the support of the Kenyon Review and the National Endowment for the Arts. They were all published at the Kenyon Review...
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LINDA GREGERSON was born in 1950 and raised in Cary, Illinois. She received her B.A. from Oberlin College, M.A. from Northwestern Uni - versity, M.F.A. from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and her Ph.D. from Stanford University. Currently she holds the Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professorship...
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FADY JOUDAH was born on New Year’s Day in 1971 in Austin, Texas, to Palestinian refugee parents. He grew up in Libya and Saudi Arabia, speaking Arabic as his first language. After receiving an undergraduate degree in microbiology...
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W. S. Merwin
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W. S. MERWIN has been at the forefront of American poetry since the first appearance of his work in the early 1950s, helping to shape the subjects and forms of the art through the last sixty years. His most recent book of poems...
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ALICE NOTLEY has been one of the most prolific and adventurous of American poets for the past forty years. Born in Bisbee, Arizona, in 1945, and raised in Needles, California, she received her B.A. from Barnard College in 1967 and...
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MEGHAN O’ROURKE was born in 1976 in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up there. She earned her B.A. from Yale in 1997, and that summer began her literary career at the New Yorker, first as an editorial assistant, then in 2000 as...
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CARL PHILLIPS was born in 1959 in Everett, Washington. He received his A.B. in Greek and Latin from Harvard University in 1981 and his M.A.T. in Latin and classical humanities from the University of Massa - chusetts in 1983, after...
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STANLEY PLUMLY was born in 1939 in Barnesville, Ohio, and grew up in the rural Quaker countryside of Ohio and in western Virginia. He received his B.A. from Wilmington College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Ohio University. For more...
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ARTHUR SZE was born in New York City in 1950 and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, as a Phi Beta Kappa with a self-designed major. He has conducted poetry residencies and taught widely in the United States, and...
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Publication Year: 2012