This April marks the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month, which was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. We will discuss Mark Doty’s “Fire to Fire.” Panelists joining host Elizabeth Andersen on the Sandra Moran Alphabet Soup Radio Book Club are Philip Hooser, Ronnie Lathrop, and Michelle Pond.
THE BOOK: “Fire to Fire” collects the best of Doty’s seven books of poetry, along with a generous selection of new work. This book won the Lambda Literary Award and the National Book Award. It was also a finalist for the Publishing Triangle Award.
THE AUTHOR: Mark Doty’s seven books of poems and four books of nonfiction prose have been honored by the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Whiting Writers Award, a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award and, in the United Kingdom, the T.S. Eliot Prize. He is a professor at the University of Houston, and lives in New York City.

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The Sandra Moran Alphabet Soup Radio Book Club

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This April marks the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month, which was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. We will discuss Mark Doty’s “Fire to Fire.” Panelists joining host Elizabeth Andersen on the Sandra Moran Alphabet Soup Radio Book Club are Philip Hooser, Ronnie Lathrop, and Michelle Pond.
THE BOOK: “Fire to Fire” collects the best of Doty’s seven books of poetry, along with a generous selection of new work. This book won the Lambda Literary Award and the National Book Award. It was also a finalist for the Publishing Triangle Award.
THE AUTHOR: Mark Doty’s seven books of poems and four books of nonfiction prose have been honored by the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Whiting Writers Award, a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award and, in the United Kingdom, the T.S. Eliot Prize. He is a professor at the University of Houston, and lives in New York City.

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