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Archive: 2021 (61 Posts)

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A Snowy Poem by Robert Bly

Posted by: Anne Holmes

As winter settles in and the holidays come and go, we hope you’re taking small moments (or big ones) to slow down, rest and recharge. Of course, we recommend letting poetry be your guide.

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“The Notion of Life and Art as Constant Performance”: An Interview with Dorothea Lasky

Posted by: Anne Holmes

This interview with Dorothea Lasky was conducted in 2015 as part of the Poetry and Literature Center’s online Interview Series. The series featured emerging and established literary writers in dynamic and thought-provoking conversation. Though the series is no longer active, From the Catbird Seat is reprinting these interviews to bring them new light.

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PALABRA Archive Launches 50 Previously Unpublished Audio Recordings

Posted by: Anne Holmes

This year’s batch of recordings includes a wonderful array of literary figures from all over Latin America, the U.S., the Iberian Peninsula, and the Caribbean, including award-winning Mexican author Elena Poniatowska; esteemed Cuban-American author, poet, and anthropologist Ruth Behar; and renowned Portuguese author Dulce María Cardoso.

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“Novels Arise Out of the Shortcomings of History”: An Interview with Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Posted by: Anne Holmes

The following interview with Juan Gabriel Vásquez was conducted in 2016 as part of the Poetry and Literature Center’s online Interview Series. The series featured emerging and established literary writers in dynamic and thought-provoking conversation. Though the series is no longer active, From the Catbird Seat is reprinting these interviews to bring them new light.