An interview with alum Jynne Dilling Martin (poetry, ’06) appears at NPR:
Last year, a poet arrived at the end of the earth: Jynne Dilling Martin spent six weeks, funded by the National Science Foundation, living in Antarctica.
She spent the summer (winter, to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere) shadowing scientists as they went about their work, and writing about the people who call the icy continent home.
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(You can also listen to the recorded interview and find an excerpt from Jynne’s collection We Mammals In Hospitable Times at the link.)