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For Carl Phillips, Poetry Is Experience Transformed — Not Transcribed

August 29th, 2015

Episode 216 of 550 episodes

Phillips' new collection is both raw and refined, drawing on intimate experience while shunning autobiography. "I become uncomfortable when people make an equation between author and poem," he says.

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