Grace Cavalieri and Other MD Poets Honor Stanley Plumly on Midday W/Tom Hall
Elizabeth Spires and Michael Collier join Cavalieri in remembering the great Maryland Poet.
Stanley Plumly, former Maryland Poet Laureate, Guggenheim Fellow, Capote awardee in literary critisism, PEN awardee in biography, Paterson Poetry awardee, LA Times Book Prize winner, passed away April 11th, 2019 at his home in Frederick, Maryland. He was 79 years old.
Not only an artist but an educator as well, Stanley Plumly led the University of Maryland Creative Writing Program for many years, including those years where ASP co-founder, Rose Solari, was earning her Master in Fine Arts. Solari worked closely under Plumly during her time in the program and considered him a mentor.
To highlight the impact of Stanley Plumly's work and his influence as a voice, especially in Maryland, the current Maryland Poet Laureate, Grace Cavalieri, and two other significant Maryland poets, Elizabeth Spires and Michael Collier, will be on Tom Hall's Midday September 18th 12pm on FM 88.1 WYPR.