© 2024
NPR for Northern Colorado
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Poetry Month Part Two: Judy Jordan

Judy Jordan is the second poet to read her work as part of All Things Considered's series for National Poetry month. Jordan was born to a family of sharecroppers in North Carolina and her poetry comes from that experience. Her first book won the Walt Whitman prize (4:00) Jordan's book, Carolina Ghost Woods, is published by Louisiana State University Press, ISBN # 0807125563. You can also visit our feature page about Jordan, which provides the text for her poem, as well as extra information about her.

Copyright 2001 NPR