poetry

  • March 18, 2013    

    Galway Kinnell has taught at several universities, and for many years he was the Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Creative Writing at New York University. He has been a MacArthur Fellow and the state poet of Vermont. In 1983, Kinnell received both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his “Selected Poems.”
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  • March 15, 2013    

    What is postmodern poetry? That’s the question Paul Hoover poses for his introduction to the Norton Anthology’s second edition of “Postmodern American Poetry.”
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  • March 11, 2013    

    Gretel Ehrlich reads some of her poems.
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  • March 11, 2013    

    Gretel Ehrlich reads from “Facing the Wave,” her book honoring the devastation and survivors of the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan.
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  • March 8, 2013   BY  

    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    

    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  

    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    

    David Ferry is the author of several books of poetry and translations. His collection “Bewilderment” won last year’s National Book Award for poetry. A profile of Ferry will air soon on the NewsHour.
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  • 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