Former U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan is known for her ability to leave a deep imprint with very few words, artfully weaving subtlety, wit and gravity. The Marin County-based poet, who was awarded a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" last month, joined Michael Krasny in the studio in October. We replay portions of the interview as part of our special Thanksgiving Day programming.
From the Archives: Kay Ryan
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Kay Ryan, poet and educator. Her most recent collection, "The Best of It: New and Selected Poems," was nominated for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2011.