Maxine Kumin: Poet

February 14, 2010

Tags: Author Interviews, Maxine Kumin

Here are some excerpts from an interview I did with Maxine Kumin. It was first published in The Country and Abroad in the September, 1999 issue.

Kelly: Someone who wrote about you--and I'm putting this in quotes--said that you "insist upon order," that this is important to you.

Kumin: It's personally important to me as a poet. (more…)

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Nonfiction
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Fiction
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--Publishers Weekly
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"A page-turner with action and suspense." -- SSC Booknews
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