For Ruth Stone
by Joseph Millar • from Prairie Schooner
Joseph Millar's three collections are Overtime, a finalist for the Oregon Book Award; Fortune; and Blue Rust (all from Carnegie Mellon University Press).
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"Donald Hall is that rarest of literary breeds: a poet popular in his lifetime. His public persona, cultivated with decades of memorable poems and diverting essays, was burnished by appearances on public television and radio—Hall and his second wife, the poet Jane Kenyon, are the subject of a full-length 1993 PBS documentary, A Life Together—a successful stint as the nation’s poet laureate, and a 2010 visit to the White House, where he was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama."
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Pakistan-born British poet Imtiaz Dharker honored with 2014 Queen’s gold medal for poetry.
Stephen Burt reads Liz Waldner in the latest poetry podcast from The New Yorker.
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Carol Rumens introduces Miriam Gamble's "Bodies."
Paul Muldoon on the letters and poems of Samuel Beckett.
David Wheatley on Seamus Heaney’s New Selected Poems 1988–2013 and New Selected 1966–1987.
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