Ed Roberson's seventh book of poetry, City Eclogue was published spring 2006, Number 23 in the Atelos series. His collection, Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In was a winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize; his book Atmosphere Conditions was a winner of the National Poetry Series and was nominated for the Academy of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Award for best book of 2000. He was a recipient of the Lila Wallace Writers' Award. His work has appeared in The Best American Poetry 2004 and 2005, Callaloo, Hambone and The Chicago Review and many other journals. He is currently Visiting Artist at Northwestern University for the 2007 Fall quarter and will teach workshops in Creative Writing at the University of Chicago as a Visiting Professor in Winter and Spring 2008.
Recorded Thursday, January 17, 2008 at University of Chicago.