TITLE: Interview with L.S. Asekoff
SPEAKER: L.S. Asekoff
EVENT DATE: 04/06/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 35 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Grace Cavalieri interviews L.S. Asekoff for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.
Speaker Biography: L.S. Asekoff has published four books of poetry: Dreams of a Work (1994) and North Star (1997) with Orchises Press, and The Gate of Horn (2010) and the verse novella Freedom Hill (2011) with TriQuarterly/Northwestern University Press. His poems have appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and Ninth Letter, and he has received awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Fund for Poetry. He attended Bowdoin College, Trinity College (Dublin), and Brandeis University and taught for forty-two years at Brooklyn College where he was coordinator of the MFA Poetry Program and faculty associate of the Wolfe Institute for the Humanities. He lives in Clermont, New York, with his wife, the printmaker Mary Louise Kalin.
SERIES: Poet and the Poem