Jim Harrison

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  July 9, 2009 at 5:42 PM EST

Jim Harrison has published more than 30 collections of poetry and prose. “In Search of Small Gods” is his twelfth book of poems. His connection to rural landscapes is evident in his free-verse, imagistic poetry, which often explores human and animal drives set against an unforgiving natural world.

His work has been translated into two dozen languages and produced as four feature-length films. He has been poetry editor of “The Nation” has also served as the food columnist for the magazines Smart and Esquire.

Transcript: Jim Harrison

Below, Jim Harrison reads more of his poetry in four web exclusive clips.




Jim Harrison Reads ‘Calendars’ and Other Poems

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  July 9, 2009 at 5:42 PM EST

Jim Harrison has published more than 30 collections of poetry and prose. “In Search of Small Gods” is his twelfth book of poems. His connection to rural landscapes is evident in his free-verse, imagistic poetry, which often explores human and animal drives set against an unforgiving natural world.

His work has been translated into two dozen languages and produced as four feature-length films. He has been poetry editor of “The Nation” has also served as the food columnist for the magazines Smart and Esquire.

Transcript: Jim Harrison

Below, Jim Harrison reads more of his poetry in four web exclusive clips.