TITLE: Interview with Len Roberts
SPEAKER: Len Roberts
EVENT DATE: 2003/08/18
RUNNING TIME: 56 minutes
Grace Cavalieri interviews Len Roberts for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.
Speaker Biography: Len Roberts is known for his work in education, helping teachers to use poetry in the classroom. He's published nine books of poetry, including his most recent book, "The Silent Singer: New and Selected Poems" (U. of Illinois Press, 2001). He has also published three books of translations of the renowned Hungarian poet, Sandor Csoor, the most recent being "Before and After the Fall: New Poems by Sandor Csoori" (BOA Editions, 2004). His major awards include the Guggenheim, a Lannan Award, grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as selection of his book "Black Wings" for the National Poetry Series.
SERIES: Poet and the Poem