Magnetic Poetry

GUESTS: Robert Pinsky Poet Laureate of the United States Poetry Editor, the online magazine Slate [published by Microsoft, Inc.] Professor of English, Boston University Author The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996 [FS&G 1995] Dave Kapell Founder and creator, Magnetic Poetry Sally Steenland Co-author, The Magnetic Poetry Book of Poetry [Workman Publishing, 1997] Op-ed columnist, The Philadelphia Inquirer Conventional poetry has jumped from paper to the refrigerator door. Magnetic poetry kits are inspiring closet poets across the nation. Those little magnets have been called a sexy medium of communication that produces a love of language in its users. Ray Suarez is joined by U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, and the creators of magnetic poetry to talk verse and read some of your love poems.