Gerald Stern

Daniel speaks with poet Gerald Stern. Stern is author of "This Time" (Norton). His collection won the 1998 National Book Award for Poetry. Daniel and Mr. Stern discuss his inspiration for the book and Stern reads his poem "They Were Both 65" which is about his mother's meeting with composer Aaron Copland.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.