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Biography & Autobiography Literary

Conversations with Donald Hall

edited by John Martin-Joy, Allan Cooper & Richard Rohfritch

University Press of Mississippi
Initial publish date
Mar 2021
Literary, General, Poetry, Interviews
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Collected interviews with a major American poet, writer, editor, anthologist, and teacher

About the authors

John Martin-Joy is a psychiatrist and former book editor. He is author of Diagnosing from a Distance: Debates over Libel Law, Media, and Psychiatric Ethics from Barry Goldwater to Donald Trump and several scholarly articles on literature and on psychiatry.

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Allan Cooper has published nineteen collections of poetry, including Everything We've Loved Comes Back to Find Us (Gaspereau Press, 2017), Toward the Country of Light: New and Selected Poems (Pottersfield Press, 2018), and Waiting for the Small Ship of Desire (Pottersfield Press, 2020). He has twice won the Alfred G. Bailey Award for poetry and received The Fiddlehead Poetry Book Prize of the New Brunswick Book Awards in 2018 and 2021. He is the founder of Owl's Head Press and has been the editor of the intermittently published literary journal Germination since 1982. Cooper is also a songwriter and performer. His recent musical projects include Rosedale and Songs for a Broken World. He divides his time between his ancestral home in Alma, New Brunswick, and Riverview.

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Richard Rohfritch was educated at Wesleyan University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Missouri, St. Louis. He is compiling and editing a new bibliography of Donald Hall, based in part on interviews with Hall at Eagle Pond Farm in Wilmot, New Hampshire.

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Editorial Reviews

Perhaps the most satisfying aspect of Conversations with Donald Hall, surely by design, is that the reader can hear from the poet himself as he examines his life, art, and influences at every stage of a long career.

The Southern Register

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