At Home in the Dark: Conversations With Ten American Poets

David Elliott, editor
Published in 2018
by Keystone College Press

This book is a collection of conversations that David Elliott, professor emeritus at Keystone College, conducted over the course of sixteen years with poets of various styles including Robert Creeley, Marie Howe, W. S. Merwin, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Lucien Stryk. The dialogues explore topics such as the musicality of poetry, imagery, myth, narrative, writing process, and poetry’s social and political roles, offering a source of inspiration for poets seeking new perspectives on writing verse.