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Doty Hits a Dinger!

By Travis Nichols

Poet and memoirist Mark Doty’s new and selected poems Fire to Fire was awarded the National Book Award last night at the NBF’s annual gala event in New York City.
You can listen to Doty read a few poems here, read an excerpt from Fire to Fire here, and listen to Julie Bernstein chat with Doty here.

Comments (4)

  • On November 21, 2008 at 1:30 pm Kenneth Goldsmith wrote:

    Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss…

  • On November 21, 2008 at 1:43 pm Doodle wrote:

    Mark Doty is not the boss of me!

  • On November 21, 2008 at 9:08 pm Tim wrote:

    Kenneth Goldsmith’s repartee – which, I’m sure all will agree, is sparkling – reminds me of his response to Kay Ryan’s appointment as Poet Laureate… how did it go? Ah, yes: “Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.”

  • On November 25, 2008 at 9:43 am Rich Villar wrote:

    I kinda like the new boss. His poems mean things. I know that’s passe these days, but huzzahs anyway.


Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, November 20th, 2008 by Travis Nichols.