Interview with poetry faculty member Alan Shapiro

An excerpt from an interview with poetry faculty member Alan Shapiro, published by the Katonah Poetry Series.

“Writing poetry is partly and mainly essentially a collaborative enterprise. Nobody writes anything without the help of someone else. That can be a friend, a fellow poet or another poem you love and want to emulate, or at the very least be in conversation with. More generally, poems exist not just to be read in the isolation of one’s study but to be talked about, to generate communal bonds and insight.”

[…continue reading the interview with Alan Shapiro at the Katonah Poetry Series.]