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In Anthology, Rita Dove Connects American Poets' Intergenerational Conversations

Former US Poet Laureate Rita Dove was recently given what may be the biggest honor—and challenge—of her career: sorting through poems from the last 100 years to create The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry. Jeffrey Brown and Dove discuss the task that took more than four years.

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The Poetry Series, featured on the PBS NewsHour and funded by the Poetry Foundation, engages a broader audience with poetry through a series of thoughtful, in-depth reports on contemporary poets and poetry.
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