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A. R. Ammons interview

Date: Mar. 09 1975 | Identifier: 1096-001.18.zc.1
A. R. Ammons Interviews, Conversation and Poetry Readings, 1 of 4 audio cassettes. Interview of A.R. Ammons in Winston-Salem, NC by reporter Steve Marlowe discussing Ammons' career as a poet. They discuss Ammons' career change from working as an executive at a New Jersey glass manufacturing company to becoming resident poet at Cornell University and teaching at Wake Forest University. They also discuss every poet's worry that they have reached the pinnacle of their creativity and what poets can do for continued poetic inspiration throughout their careers. Broadcast nationally on Voices in the Wind by Oscar Brand on March 9, 1975. Interviewer: Steve Marlowe. more...