Book of Interviews

Poets About Poetry


by H. Philip Hsieh


Interviews with Contemporary American Poets

Poets About Poetry is an exceptional volume for both poets 

and poetry readers alike, and offers unique perspectives on 

the art and craft of poetry.

Fourteen renowned contemporary American poets, several of whom were Poets Laureate of the United States, Pulitzer Prizeand other prestigious poetry award recipients, are presented here in interviews:

Jerry Ball, Rita Dove, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Nikki Giovanni   Joy Harjo, Christopher Herold, Juan Felipe Herrera,            Jane Hirshfield, Roald Hoffmann, Ted Kooser, William Marr,       Maxine Kumin, Li-Young Lee and Naomi Shihab Nye.