Saturday, September 20, 2008

Donald Hall turned 80 yesterday

To celebrate, here's Hall reading and expounding on his work.

Hear an NPR podcast where Hall describes his choices for the series of recordings from the Poetry Foundation, Essential American Poets.  He remarked being "shocked and educated" by hearing Ezra Pound read his poems.

See and hear more from Donald Hall from the Library of Congress:

2006 National Book Festival podcast and biography.

2005 National Book Festival biography of Hall.

Hall is featured in the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Other links from Library of Congress.