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New School University Poets on Poetry: Phillis Levin

From the New School University Poets on Poetry series, a talk and reading by the poet Phillis Levin, recorded by on Nov. 29, 2005. Dr. Patricia L. Carlin of the New School introduces the program.

Phillis Levin is the author of three books of poetry, Temples and Fields (1988), winner of the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award; The Afterimage (1995); and Mercury, published by Penguin Books in April 2001. She is also the editor of Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English, (2001). Her many honors include an Ingram Merrill Grant, a Fulbright Fellowship to Slovenia, The Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, spent in Italy, and a 2003 Fellowship from The Guggenheim Foundation. Levin is Professor of English and Poet-In-Residence at Hofstra University.


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