Mark Strand, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and describer of all things chilly or absent, appeared yesterday on NPR’s Here & Now to discuss his latest collection Almost Invisible.

Listen to the interview here (it’s only about 8 minutes long):

An interview with poet Mark Strand from NPR’s “Here & Now”


Coincidentally or not, my favorite default browser homepage (Poetry Daily) featured Strand’s “Bury Your Face In Your Hands” yesterday as well.

He’s been working with the short prose-poem form lately. Check the links above to read a few examples.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand: photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders


Less than 80 words about Chris Robley

Chris Robley has written 54 post in this blog.

Chris Robley splits his time between the Portlands Oregon and Maine, always longing for the other. He plays music on the West Coast and writes poems on the East—though sometimes that gets confused. His music has been praised by NPR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, RHINO, Pacifica Literary Review, Arsenic Lobster, and others.