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Commonplace: Conversations with Poets (and Other People)

Rachel Zucker

Commonplace: Conversations with Poets (and Other People)
96 MIN2019 DEC 18
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Rachel Zucker speaks to poet and Commonplace producer Christine Larusso about Christine’s newly released poetry collection, There Will Be No More Daughters. They talk about how the manuscript changed over the years and even after it was accepted for publication. Larusso describes winning the Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writers Residency Prize and the ancestral research she did during that residency. Larusso talks about the difficulty of protecting her writing life, her decision to move back to her hometown of Los Angeles, and her decision to be childfree. Zucker and Larusso talk about East Coast v. West Coast and the evolution of their relationship from teacher-student to boss-employee to friends.