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Audio Interview with Diane Wood Middlebrook about Anne Sexton

Diane Wood Middlebrook, author of Anne Sexton: A Biography, Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton, and Selected Poems: Anne Sexton, is an expert on Anne Sexton. She a big fan of studying history and is in love with the historical background and life of Anne Sexton. However, her writings don't afford to let her only write. She also teaches. She quotes Anne Sexton as saying, "Rhyming form actually triggers the unconscious, which is where poetry starts."

Listen to the Diane Wood Middlebrook interview with Don Swaim, August 28, 1991
(37 min. 24 sec.)

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For many years most of the best writers of the English language found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. Wired for Books is proud to webcast these interviews in their entirety.

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