Poets On Place [compiled] by W.T. Pfefferle ; with a foreword by David St. John.

Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2005.
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
1 online resource (313 p.)
Setting (Literature).
Local color in literature.
Regionalism in literature.
Place (Philosophy) in literature.
Poets, American -- 21st century -- Interviews.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
American poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
United States -- In literature.
United States -- Description and travel.
Pfefferle, W. T. -- Travel -- United States.
Electronic books.
Out to see America and satisfy his travel bug, W. T. Pfefferle resigned from his position as director of the writing program at Johns Hopkins University and hit the road to interview sixty-two poets about the significance of place in their work. The lively conversations that resulted may surprise with the potential meanings of a seemingly simple concept. This gathering of voices and ideas is illustrated with photo and word portraits from the road and represented with suitable poems. The poets are James Harms, David Citino, Martha Collins, Linda Gregerson, Richard Tillinghast, Or
Acknowledgments; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Wherein We Begin Life on the Road; James Harms-Morgantown, West Virginia; David Citino-Columbus, Ohio; Martha Collins-Oberlin, Ohio; Linda Gregerson-Ann Arbor, Michigan; Richard Tillinghast-Ann Arbor, Michigan; Winnie Cooper; Orlando Ricardo Menes-South Bend, Indiana; Mark Strand-Chicago, Illinois; Karen Volkman-Chicago, Illinois; Lisa Samuels-Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Marvin Bell-Iowa City, Iowa; Dust, Corn, and Popcorn People; Michael Dennis Browne-Minneapolis, Minnesota; David Allan Evans-Brookings, South Dakota
David Romtvedt-Buffalo, WyomingThe West; Sandra Alcosser-Lolo, Montana; Robert Wrigley-Moscow, Idaho; Nance Van Winckel-Liberty Lake, Washington; Christopher Howell-Spokane, Washington; Wherein the Author Ruminates on RV Life; Mark Halperin-Ellensburg, Washington; Jana Harris-Sultan, Washington; Sam Hamill-Port Townsend, Washington; The Day I Did Winnie Cooper Wrong; Barbara Drake-Yamhill, Oregon; Floyd Skloot-Amity, Oregon; Suddenly in California; Ralph Angel-South Pasadena, California; Carol Muske-Dukes-Los Angeles, California; David St. John-Venice, California
Sharon Bryan-San Diego, CaliforniaDeath Valley; Donald Revell & Claudia Keelan-Las Vegas, Nevada; Alberto Rios-Chandler, Arizona; Richard Shelton-Tucson, Arizona; Jane Miller-Tucson, Arizona; New Year; William Wenthe-Lubbock, Texas; Naomi Shihab Nye-San Antonio, Texas; Peter Cooley-Jefferson, Louisiana; Miller Williams-Fayetteville, Arkansas; RV Life 2; Beth Ann Fennelly-Oxford, Mississippi; Natasha Trethewey-Decatur, Georgia; Denise Duhamel-Hollywood, Florida; Campbell McGrath-Miami Beach, Florida; Terrance Hayes-Columbia, South Carolina; Alan Shapiro-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Nikki Giovanni-Blacksburg, VirginiaCharles Wright-Charlottesville, Virginia; Choosing; Rita Dove-Charlottesville, Virginia; Henry Taylor-Bethesda, Maryland; Dave Smith-Baltimore, Maryland; Nicole Cooley-Glen Ridge, New Jersey; David Lehman-New York, New York; The City So Nice They Named It Twice; Lucie Brock-Broido-New York, New York; Michael S. Harper-Providence, Rhode Island; C. D. Wright-Barrington, Rhode Island; Mark Wunderlich-Provincetown, Massachusetts; Elevation; James Cummins-Cincinnati, Ohio; Frederick Smock-Louisville, Kentucky; Mark Jarman-Nashville, Tennessee
Carl Phillips-St. Louis, MissouriDriveway; Scott Cairns-Columbia, Missouri; Elizabeth Dodd-Manhattan, Kansas; Jonathan Holden-Manhattan, Kansas; Pigs; Bin Ramke-Denver, Colorado; Kenneth Brewer-Logan, Utah; Paisley Rekdal-Salt Lake City, Utah; Wherein the Author Considers the End; Gas Giants; Index
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