Rae Armantrout

BY Vanessa Dennis  January 27, 2012 at 6:53 PM EDT

Rae Armantrout’s poetry finds its place at the intersection of the public and the private. Armantrout won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award for her 2009 collection, “Versed.” Poems in her latest book, “Money Shot,” speak to the economic downturn.



Transcript: In ‘Money Shot,’ Poet Armantrout Reacts to Financial Crisis in Verse

Watch an extended conversation with Rae Armantrout below.

In this web exclusive, Rae Armantrout reads more of her work.


Learn more about Rae Armantrout at PoetryFoundation.org.

In ‘Money Shot,’ Poet Armantrout Reacts to Financial Crisis in Verse

BY Vanessa Dennis  January 27, 2012 at 6:53 PM EDT

Rae Armantrout’s poetry finds its place at the intersection of the public and the private. Armantrout won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award for her 2009 collection, “Versed.” Poems in her latest book, “Money Shot,” speak to the economic downturn.

Read the full transcript here. Watch an extended conversation with Rae Armantrout below.

In this web exclusive, Rae Armantrout reads more of her work.


Learn more about Rae Armantrout at PoetryFoundation.org.