KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE, NM
Producer and host: Abigail Adler
Guest: David Keplinger
David Keplinger is Professor of Literature in the MFA Program at American University in Washington, D.C. He is the author of five collections of poetry- the latest one just out this year is Another City (Milkweed, 2018).
He is the recipient of many prestigious awards. His book, The Prayers of Others, won the Colorado Book Award. His first collection, The Rose Inside, was chosen by the poet Mary Oliver for the 1999 T.S. Eliot Prize.
In 2011 he produced By and By, an album of eleven songs based on the poetry of his great-great-grandfather, a Civil War veteran.
His work has been included in numerous anthologies in the United States, as well as in China and Northern Ireland,
He has collaborated to translate works from Danish and German.
He has taught at universities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia- as well as in the summer creative writing institute at John Cabot University in Rome.
David Keplinger joins us by phone from Washington DC