Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 
  • PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour | Dissecting Prose and Squid With Biologist/Poet Kate Larson | PBS

Duration: 05:24
Program: PBS NewsHour #10283
Broadcast Date: Mar. 13, 2012

Using her career as a molecular biologist as a starting point, Katherine Larson shapes her poems with descriptions of squid, suction cups and branchial hearts. She won last year's Yale Series of Younger Poets competition and was recognized as a poet of "genuine promise" with the Kate Tufts Discovery Award last month.

Tags:

Topics:

Post Date: March 13, 2012