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Knox Gardner Shares “Song” by Aaron Shurin

Aaron Shurin is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, most recently The Blue Absolute (Nightboat, 2020) and Flowers & Sky: Two Talks (Entre Ríos Books, 2017).

His writing has appeared in over forty national and international anthologies, from the Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry to Italy’s Nuova Poesia Americana: San Francisco. His work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, the San Francisco Arts Commission, and the Gerbode Foundation. Shurin is the former Director of the MFA Writing Program at the University of San Francisco, where he is now Professor Emeritus.

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.