Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on February 28, 2001.
Thomas Lynch is a poet and essayist whose books include The Undertaking, which was nominated for a National Book Award; Still Life in Milford; Skating with Heather Grace; and Bodies in Motion and at Rest.
Mr. Lynch lives in Milford, Michigan, where he works as a funeral director.
Dennis O’Driscoll, one of Ireland’s most widely published and respected critics of poetry, was born in County Tipperary, Ireland. A civil servant since the age of 16, he works for Irish Customs in Dublin.
He has published six collections of poetry, the most recent being Exemplary Damages. O’Driscoll, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry in 1999, was a featured author for Readings & Conversations in 2001 and 2003.[audio:http://s3.amazonaws.com/media.lannan.org/podcasts/thomas-lynch-010228.mp3]
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