blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1


FEATURE | January 31, 2003

An Interview with Steve Scafidi
On September 28, 2002, Blackbird correspondent Leslie Shiel met with poet Steve Scafidi, winner of the Fifth Annual Levis Reading Prize, at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. They spoke at length about the making of Scafidi's first book, Sparks from a Nine-Pound Hammer, and about the role of life in poetry and the role of poetry in life.

Part I  |  Part II  |  Transcript