Library of Congress – The Poet and the Poem


 Interview for “The Poet and the Poem”

Still more news of the me? I’ll make it up to you later. In the meantime, listen in on an interview Grace Cavalieri conducted with moi.

And thanks to all of you birthday and surgery well-wishers! Your kindnesses went a long, long way — the surgery went off without a hitch yesterday. I was up and about in the evening, eating, walking, and simply feeling fine. Thanks very much!

Poets in “The Poet and the Poem” series:

Billy Collins
Tory Dent
Rita Dove
Rita Dove and Henry Taylor
Cornelius Eady
Claudia Emerson
Daniel Mark Epstein

Nick Flynn
David Gewanter
Maria M. Gillan
Brian Gilmore and Brandon D. Johnson
Daniela Gioseffi
Michael S. Glaser
Louise Glück

Patricia Gray
Donald Hall
Robert Hass
Jane Hirshfield
Major Jackson
Reuben Jackson

Katia Kapovich
Dolores Kendrick
Myong-Hee Kim, Barbara Goldberg, Sibbie O’Sullivan, and Kathi Wolfe
Amy King
Ted Kooser
Stanley Kunitz
Laurie Lamon
Merill Leffler
Herbert Woodward Martin
Hope Maxwell-Snyder and Rob Carney

Campbell McGrath
Heather McHugh
W.S. Merwin
E. Ethelbert Miller
Daniel Thomas Moran

Quique Avilés
James H. Beall
Anne Becker, Ernie Wormwood, Moira Egan and Lyn Lifshin
Jody Bolz, Sarah Browning, Donna Denizé and Judith McCombs
George Bilgere
Fleda Brown and W.D. Snodgrass
Kenneth Carroll
Michael Collier

Library of Congress


4 Responses to “Library of Congress – The Poet and the Poem”

  1. Sam Rasnake Says:
    August 7th, 2007 at 10:04 pm eReally enjoyed the program, Amy. It really opened your poems. Good reading and comments.
  2. Didi Menendez Says:
    August 8th, 2007 at 9:52 pm eAmy – we have this interview up on miporadio since I think last year. It was there first.


  3. Amy King Says:
    August 9th, 2007 at 2:55 am eWhen Grace invited me to be interviewed long ago, she said it was for the LoC program, “The Poet and the Poem”.

    Glad you enjoyed it, Sam!

  4. didi Says:
    August 12th, 2007 at 4:17 pm eYes I know Ames…however they sure took a long time to finally get it up on their web site. You would of thunk they would have had it up when it first came out last year. Geez Louise. It is the Library of Congress. I am just nobody in the middle of nowhere. They are the Library of Congress.


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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She co-edited with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edits the anthology series, Bettering American Poetry, and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.

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