Regency Ballroom, Omni Shoreham Hotel | February 5, 2011
Episode 17: How a Poem Happens: Five Poets Explore How Their Poems Were Made
(Adrian Blevins, Brian Brodeur, Bob Hicok, Dorianne Laux, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Eric Pankey) Each of the five poets on this panel will explore the making of one of their poems from genesis to publication. Each poet, who has been featured on the popular weblog How a Poem Happens, will discuss their own process of poetic composition, addressing the following questions: How was this poem initiated? How did it arrive at its final form? Were any principles of technique consciously employed? What is American about this poem? Was it finished or abandoned? For more information, please visit the blog.
Published Date: June 8, 2011