Pulitzer Prize

Franz Wright

From the archives: Franz Wright reads poems from Kindertotenwald (Knopf 2013).  We talk about wearing masks, about the difficult twenties, and about seeing the drawbacks of MFA programs (while still loving scholars and universities).  We also talk about finding your secret of writing, “king of the cats,” and the universal. https://umich.box.com/shared/static/k3f8jemzdzidx6lrof1l3pn7hwfkeqs3.wav Download Audio photo credit: Garin Horner In …

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Gregory Pardlo

Gregory Pardlo reads from his book of poems Digest (Four Way Books 2014), winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. We talk about translation, community, Richard Wright and Air Traffic.   https://umich.box.com/shared/static/mnpmz8gr6w0iulkk421fnquol8ptvt6m.mp3 Download Audio