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Episode #39: Scott Minar on this Friday, April 30th at 10 am PST

Join Rachelle as she talks with Scott Minar, editor of The Working Poet: 75 Writing Exercises and a Poetry Anthology.

Friday, April 30th at 10 am PST, 1 pm EST.

To listen live: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword


Scott Minar is a poet, essayist, editor, collaborative translator, and more. He is the author of two books of poetry: The Body’s Fire published by Clarellen in 2002 and The Palace of Reasons published by Mammoth Books in 2006. He was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Joyce Carol Oates, who referred to his work as “a remarkable find.” He is the co-author with Edward Dougherty of Exercises for Poets: Double Bloom published by Pearson/Prentice Hall in 2006 and the editor of The Working Poet: 75 Writing Exercises and a Poetry Anthology by Autumn House Books in 2009. Professor Minar has a special interest in the poetry of Paul Celan. He has won a number of teaching awards both at Elmira College in upstate New York and at Ohio University Lancaster Campus where he is Professor of English. His poems have appeared in The Paris Review, The Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, and in many other journals and anthologies in the U.S. and Canada.
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