An interview with Gwendolyn Brooks

I’m eligible with the library of congress we are here today for a conversation with woodland Brooks, this brooks’ just completing her term was the 29th Consultant in Poetry for the library of congress. She has a distinguished career as a poet having been unnamed a as the...
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Interview with Author/Poet Jane Hirshfield

I began writing from earliest childhood, before I can even remember, but after my first small Press book came out. My mother pulled out of her dresser drawer with these very large pieces of paper that they give you in round second-grade. And on it was written, I...
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The Poet’s View — W. S. Merwin

When to see Ezra Pound when I was 18 when I was in college. He was in St Elizabeths Hospital which was the way his defense lawyers saved him from being shot for prison the things he said during world war 2. The plea of insanity they said...
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