Clattery MacHinery on Poetry

September 13, 2006

Lunch Poems: Robert Hass

Filed under: Uncategorized — Clattery MacHinery @ 10:55 am

UCTV: UC Berkeley

46 min 30 sec, Feb 2, 2004

“After hosting Lunch Poems for eight years, Robert Hass has finally been prevailed upon to read his own poems in the series. Former Poet Laureate of the U.S., Hass is a UC Berkeley professor who has made important contributions in poetry, criticism, and translation. His books of poetry are Sun Under Wood, Human Wishes, Praise, and Field Guide, the latter winner of the Yale Younger Poets Award. His critical essays are assembled in Twentieth Century Pleasures, and the poets he has translated include Czeslaw Milosz, Tomas Tranströmer, and masters of Japanese haiku.”

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Poetry Reading: Ted Kooser

Filed under: Uncategorized — Clattery MacHinery @ 5:22 am

UCTV: UC Santa Barbara

58 min 36 sec, Aug 1, 2005

“U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser is a major poetic voice for rural and small town America and the award-winning author of ten collections of poetry, most recently 2004’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Delights and Shadows. Nebraskan Kooser often draws from his native Great Plains and his poems are acclaimed for their simple, straightforward style. Kooser reads from his poetry before a standing-room only audience in Campbell Hall at UC Santa Barbara.”

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