Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears


The New Haven Review has an interview with David Orr, including Orr’s take on the spitting match between him and Dana Goodyear a couple of years ago.

Poetry is on the radio again, thanks to WSUM. You can also listen to Word Salad online if you prefer.

How can a vocabulary change your life?

Carol Ann Duffy, Britain’s Poet Laureate, won’t be an ambassador, but she will live the life of a poet, she says.

Seamus Heaney suggests the election for the Oxford Professorship of Poetry be opened up to foreign writers.

Brian Spears

Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →