VT Edition Interview: Jay Parini on "Why Poetry Matters"
06/06/08 3:48PM By Mitch Wertlieb
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The written word is a powerful medium, particularly in form of poetry. Jay Parini is a poet and professor at Middlebury College, and author of the new book "Why Poetry Matters." He spoke with VPR's Mitch Wertlieb about his book, whose title is a commentary in and of itself.