Saturday, April 3, 2010

National Poetry Month

[John Keats, played by Ben Wishaw, and Fanny Brawne, played by Abbie Cornish, in Jane Campion's 2009 film, Bright Star]

[Natasha Trethewey on history, place, reading and making, interview at the University of Oklahoma, 2009].

[W.S. Merwin on country life and meeting his wife]

[Louise Gluck, on the importance of a single line, interviewed at Smith College, 2004]

[Rita Dove on the importance of music to her work; at the inaugural Poets Forum, convened by the Academy of American Poets, and held at Marymount College, NYC, October 20, 2007]

April is National Poetry Month. For more, go to the Academy of American Poets site, here.

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