The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress:Patricia Smith 
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The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress  Patricia Smith  Patricia Smith 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
Mike Turpin The Poet and the Poem  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Poetry and conversation  Patricia Smith and Grace Cavalieri 
Notes: Credits:
Patricia Smith is the author of six books of poetry, including Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah, winner of the 2014 Rebekah Bobbitt Prize from the Library of Congress, the 2013 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and the Phillis Wheatley Award; Savannah was also a finalist for both the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America and the Balcones Prize. Patricia also authored Blood Dazzler, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Teahouse of the Almighty, a National Poetry Series selection. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, The New York Times,TriQuarterly, Tin House, The Washington Post, and in both Best American Poetry and Best American Essays. Her contribution to the crime fiction anthology Staten Island Noir, which she edited, won the Robert L. Fish Award from the Mystery Writers of America for the best debut story of the year and was chosen for Best American Mystery Stories. She is a 2014 Guggenheim fellow, a 2012 fellow at both MacDowell and Yaddo, a two-time Pushcart Prize winner, recipient of a Lannan fellowship, and a four-time individual champion of the National Poetry Slam, the most successful poet in the competition s history. She is currently working on a biography of Harriet Tubman, a poetry volume combining text and 19th century African-American photos, and a collaborative novel with her husband Bruce DeSilva, the Edgar-Award winning author of the Liam Mulligan crime novels. Patricia is a professor at the College of Staten Island and an instructor in the MFA program at Sierra Nevada College.
Music by Miles Davis
 
Grace Cavalieri: Producer/Host
Mike Turpin: Engineer/Post Production 
Topics
Literature/Readings | Poetry/Spoken Word  
 
 
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