New Letters on the Air remembers Robert Dana, former poet laureate of Iowa, who passed away in February, 2010. Recorded on his 80th birthday in 2009, he reminisces about attending the Iowa Writers Workshop after World War II, and being in class with poets Donald Justice and Henri Coulette.
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Kansas City, MO – In this edition of New Letters on the Air, Dana also reads poems in memoriam to those writers from his 2008 collection The Other, and talks about the influences of growing up in immigrant and working-class areas of Boston and small New England towns.
Listen here until May 5, 2010.
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