poetry

  • March 11, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Gretel Ehrlich reads some of her poems.
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  • March 8, 2013   BY Tom LeGro 

    Poet and writer Gretel Ehrlich shares her reflections on the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, where she traveled to document the physical and emotional aftermath. Best known for her nature and travel writing, Ehrlich has authored 13 books, including three of poetry.
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  • March 8, 2013  

    Poet and writer Gretel Ehrlich shares her reflections on the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, where she traveled to document the physical and emotional aftermath. Best known for her nature and travel writing, Ehrlich has authored 13 books, including three of poetry. Continue reading

  • March 6, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Jeffrey Brown profiles David Ferry, a poet concerned with making connections to classical literature. Ferry was recently honored with the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize as well as the National Book Award for poetry. At age 88, he is currently tackling a translation of Virgil’s “Aeneid.”
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  • March 4, 2013   BY Tom LeGro 

    Jeffrey Brown profiles David Ferry, a poet concerned with making connections to classical literature. Ferry was recently honored with the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize as well as the National Book Award for poetry. At age 88, he is currently tackling a translation of Virgil’s “Aeneid.”
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  • March 4, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Jeffrey Brown profiles David Ferry, a poet concerned with making connections to classical literature. Ferry was recently honored with the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize as well as the National Book Award for poetry. At age 88, he is currently tackling a translation of Virgil’s “Aeneid.”
    Continue reading

  • March 4, 2013  

    Jeffrey Brown profiles David Ferry, a poet concerned with making connections to classical literature. Ferry was recently honored with the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize as well as the National Book Award for poetry. At age 88, he is currently tackling a translation of Virgil’s "Aeneid." Continue reading

  • January 31, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992″: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress.
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  • January 31, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992″: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress.
    Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013   BY Tom LeGro  

    Jeffrey Brown talks with Richard Blanco, the poet chosen to read at President Obama’s second swearing-in, about what it means to be a part of the festivities. Blanco, a Spanish born Cuban-American, is the first Latino, openly gay, as well as the youngest poet to ever at a presidential inauguration.
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