Prufer, Kevin 2011

Saturday, November 19, 2011
with Elise Paschen


Then it is autumn in the body.
Your hands are cold.
Then it is winter and we are still at war.

– Kevin Prufer, “In a Beautiful Country”

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Listen to an interview with Kevin Prufer on New Books in Poetry:

They wanted him to stop kicking like that–
it made their eyes corkscrew, drilled the sun in the sky
so light dumped out like blood from a leak.
The boy in the trunk wouldn’t die.

– Kevin Prufer, “There Is No Audience for Poetry”

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Read an interview with Kevin Prufer from the Kenyon Review:

Kevin Prufer | Kenyon Review Conversations

Kevin Prufer’s newest books are In a Beautiful Country (Four Way Books, 2011) and National Anthem (Four Way Books, 2008). With D. A. Powell, he recently edited Dunstan Thompson: On […]

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