James Panero discusses the April issue with the New Criterion poetry editor David Yezzi, followed by 2018 New Criterion Poetry Prize–winner Nicholas Friedman reading a selection of poems from his collection Petty Theft.
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James Panero is the Executive Editor of The New Criterion.
David Yezzi was the Poetry Editor of The New Criterion. He is Chair of the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, Editor of The Hopkins Review, and the author of a forthcoming biography of the poet Anthony Hecht (St. Martin’s Press).