35. Mark Doty on Wallace Stevens: The Palm at the End of the Mind

‘Stevens is a vital part of the American mythology’ – Harold Bloom

Part of Wallace Stevens: The Whole Harmonium, a day bringing to life the poetry of Wallace Stevens. The day on Stevens concludes with Maitreyabandhu in conversation with American poet and memoirist, Mark Doty. Mark Doty’s collection My Alexandria won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the T.S. Eliot Prize. Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems was awarded the National Book Award for Poetry. The format includes a conversation, followed by a tea break and a reading.

(Note – the session after the tea break was not recorded)