The great poet, playwright and activist Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) passed away today at the age of 79. I had the great honor of interviewing the former poet laureate of New Jersey in November 2008. Below is a recording of the podcast of that i
It was a real highlight of my life to interview Galway Kinnell in 2008, winner of a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, Wallace Stevens Prize, and former poet laureate of the state of Vermont.
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Amy Weispfennig of Lutheran Campus Ministry in the Twin Cities (Minnesota) put up a great post about Mountain Vespers – the service I wrote in 2001 during my time at Holden Village in Washington state. Thank you, Amy!
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It was an honor to have a long interview with one of the world’s greatest living poets, Billy Collins, for my radio show Sound Authors in 2009. We talked about many things, including the book Ballistics that he had just released.
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Lisa Genova has just put out a second release entitled Left Neglected. We had a conversation in 2008 about her debut novel Still Alice. She received her PhD from Harvard, but has devoted her life to writing, and has seen a landslide of success
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