Getting The Gig: The Life Of A Career Poet

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Read Charles Simic's New York Review of Books post "A Poet on the Road."

Like many poets, Charles Simic has a day job, teaching in the English Department at the University of New Hampshire. The Pulitzer Prize winner and former poet laureate has traveled the road for over 50 years — giving hundreds of readings at schools, book stores, jazz clubs and abandoned malls.

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