Karena Youtz Reads ‘Disrupted Motion’ and ‘Public Fruit’

BY NewsHour Poetry Series  December 31, 2010 at 2:55 PM EST

Karena Youtz is a poet who lives and writes in Boise, Idaho. She also writes lyrics for her husband Doug Martsch, lead singer for the Boise-based indie rock band Built to Spill.

In 2009, her collection of poems, “The Shape Is Space,” was published by Privity Press. Early in 2011, a collection called “Transfer Tree” will be published 1913 Press.

Transcript: Karena Youtz

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