Matthew Zapruder, author of WHY POETRY, on life as a poet

Welcome to Libromania, a podcast for the book-obsessed from the Close Reads Podcast Network. Each week David Kern will be chatting with authors, biographers, designers, collectors, critics and other people who help make book's so worthy of our attention.

This week, poet Matthew Zapruder, author of Why Poetry, joins the show to discuss his life as a poet. Discussion touches on how he became a poet, his interest in Russian literature, teaching poetry, knowing when a poem is finished, the new Instagram poets, and much more.

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