Poetry Alive!: Ruth Stone Reading from Ordinary Words and Simplicity

Version: Unabridged
Author: Ruth Stone
Narrator: Unknown
Publisher: Paris Press
Published In: August 2000
Length: 1 hour
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The first in a new series of Paris Press CD's, Ruth Stone reads from her National Book Critics Circle Award winning poems. Poetry Alive! reveals Stone's fabulous reading style -- musical, funny, acerbic, and sorrowful. This CD will be a favorite for the young at heart and the weary, for poetry novices and poetry stars, for all of Stone's beloved listeners and readers -- her all-American and international knee-slapping fans.

Author Details

Author Details

Stone, Ruth

Ruth Stone is the author of nine books of poetry, for which she has received the National Book Award, the Wallace Stevens Award, a National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Shelley Memorial Award. She taught creative writing at many universities, finally settling at SUNY Binghamton. She lives in Vermont.