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Daniel Nathan Terry interviews Alfred Corn

Daniel Nathan Terry interviews Alfred Corn

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Daniel Nathan Terry: Although these poems are unmistakably Alfred Corn poems, you are so very well-versed, and you draw, throughout the collection, from many poetic sources. For example, Eliot, Blake, and Herbert are referenced in the first three poems in Tables, and there are also echoes, at least for me, of Ted Hughes in the first two poems. Is there a single poet you find yourself referencing, not only in your new book but over your life as a…

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The Friction, the Mixing, the Weaving: An Interview with Collaborators Mendi + Keith Obadike

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By Laura Wetherington

Laura Wetherington: Could you outline how "The Earth Will Hear (for Audre Lorde and Marlon Riggs)" was conceived, composed, and produced?

Mendi + Keith Obadike: We had been planning a series of praise songs for sometime, and these two artists were at the top of our list. We were approached by an arts organization in upstate New York named Denniston Hill (founded by writer Lawrence Chua, painter Julie Merehetu, video…

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