Category: AWP 2014

Forrest Gander and Leonard Schwartz

Forrest Gander and Leonard Schwartz. Painting of Leonard Schwartz courtesy of Simon Carr.
Forrest Gander and Leonard Schwartz. Painting of Leonard Schwartz courtesy of Simon Carr.

This March, The Conversant asked some of its favorite interviewers to record conversations with poets that they admire—either at, or in the spirit of, AWP. Here Leonard Schwartz has invited Forrest Gander to participate in a mutual interview about both poets’ recent work.

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H.L. Hix with Leslie Ullman

Photo courtesy of Michele Potter.
Leslie Ullman. Photo courtesy of Michele Potter.

This March, The Conversant asked some of its favorite interviewers to record conversations with poets that they admire—either at, or in the spirit of, AWP.

 


Leslie Ullman is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Progress on the Subject of Immensity. Her awards include the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, the Iowa Poetry Prize and two NEA fellowships. Now Professor Emerita from University of Texas-El Paso, where she founded and directed the Bilingual MFA Program, she currently teaches in the MFA Program at Vermont College of the Fine Arts. She also does freelance manuscript consultant work and, in the winters, teaches skiing at Taos Ski Valley.