Emory University professor and poet Kevin Young has released a collection of poems, titled "For the Confederate Dead," about returning to the South and "wrestling with some of the demons of history and war."…
Poet Mary Jo Salter reads some of her poems.
Mary Jo Salter is the author of several books of poetry, including "Open Shutters," a 2003 New York Times Notable Book of the Year. She has written a children's book, "The Moon Comes Home" (1989) and a play, "Falling Bodies,"…
Poet Brad Leithauser reads some of his poems.
Poet and novelist Brad Leithauser was born in 1953 in Detroit. He is the author of five books of poetry and five novels, including ""Darlington's Fall," a novel in verse. He is also co-author of a book of light verse,…
By Margaret Myers
Poets Mary Jo Salter and Brad Leithauser have taken a new approach to crafting their works, participating in a Web experiment that forces them to write their poems in just 15 minutes. On Valentine's Day, the husband and wife team…
Poet Galway Kinnell reads some of his poems.
Poet Galway Kinnell reads some of his poems from his collection "Strong Is Your Hold," and discusses the connection to a work by Walt Whitman.
By Tom LeGro
Poet Galway Kinnell reads "Why Regret?" a poem from his new book about "engaging ourselves with the common acts, the ordinary things, the other creatures."…
Poet Robert Wrigley reads some of his poems.
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