David St. John

Hosted by

book.jpg Rapid tonal shifts, teetering rhetorical mixtures of irony and self-pity, and overwhelming instability characterize The Face: A Novella in Verse (Harper Collins). How does poet David St. John balance the welter of comedy and agony to arrive at spiritual transcendence?

Read an excerpt from The Face.

From this Episode:

Credits

Host:
Michael Silverblatt