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100 Essential American Poems

Publishers Weekly interviews Leslie M. Pockell, the editor of the new anthology 100 Essential American Poems, just released by St. Martin's Press.

"I’m trying to show that our culture and traditions are to a great extent influenced and shaped by the poetry of the distant and recent past, and that this influence is continuous and consistent," Pockell says. Read the rest of the interview here.