After a nearly 20-year career in the business world, Frances Richey left to teach yoga and write. The poet's first collection, "The Burning Point" (2004), won the White Pine Press Poetry Prize and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
"The Warrior" by Frances Richey is composed of 28 poems written by the poet to her son, Ben, a Green Beret who has served two tours of duty in Iraq. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Richey and her son about the…
"Time and Materials" by Robert Hass won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, becoming the first book of poetry since 1983 to win both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award. Hass talks about the collection.
Poet Robert Hass reads some of his poems.
Poet Robert Hass reads some of his poems, including "September, Inverness" and "The World as Will and Representation," which recalls a memory of a ritual between his parents.
Terrance Hayes is the author of three books of poetry and is a professor of Creative Writing at Carnegie Mellon University. He discusses life as a poet in Pittsburgh, "where no one is a stranger," and shares some of his…
Poet Terrance Hayes reads some of his poems.
Poet Terrance Hayes reads some of his poems, including "Wind in a Box." Hayes writes: "I want the moon's intuition, but not its questions."…
By Tom LeGro
Mary Jo Bang is professor of English and director of the Creative Writing Program at Washington University. Her fifth book, "Elegy," which won of the National Book Critics Circle Award, examines the pain and grief following the death of her…
Poet Mary Jo Bang reads some of her poems.
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