Department of English

Professor Dean Young featured on NPR's Morning Edition

Mon, May 23, 2011

Professor Dean Young was featured on National Public Radio 23 May 2011; NPR was highlighting his most recent book of poetry entitled, Fall Higher. You can read about this publication here in a recent news story. In this broadcast NPR focuses on Dean’s pre–surgery poetry and touches on his current post–surgery life.

"Poetry is about time running out, to some extent. You can think of that purely formally — the line ends, the stanza ends and the poem itself ends." — Dean Young

You can listen to or download the broadcast here via NPR’s Web site. 

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