Seven Poets, Four Days, One Book

Seven Poets, Four Days, One Book

by Dean Young, Christopher Merrill, Marvin Bell, Tomaž Šalamun, Simone Inguanez, István László Geher and Ksenia Golubovich

Seven poets create a conversation in poetry that crosses linguistic borders, aesthetic boundaries, and generational divides

Lauded poet Christopher Merrill hatched a brilliant plan: invite six other poets to join him in four days of writing in Iowa City. The poets would write for 30 minutes, creating a poem of 15 lines, and then read it aloud to the group. As poets heard the poems, they noted ...

  • eBook
  • 9781595340993
  • Published: April 2011