The American Scholar features Grace Cavalieri's "Work Is My Secret Lover"
In this audio-only feature, the Maryland Poet Laureate's poem is read by Amanda Holmes of The American Scholar
Phi Beta Kappa's The American Scholar recently featured a beloved poem by current Maryland Poet Laureate, Grace Cavalieri. The feature is audio only and TAS' Amanda Holmes offers her vocal stylings for an introduction of Cavalieri and reading of the poem, "Work is my Secret Lover."
"Work is my Secret Lover" appears in Cavalieri's Other Voices, Other Lives part of Alan Squire Publishing's Legacy Series. Other Voices, Other Lives is a selection of poems, plays, and interviews drawn from over forty years of work by one of America’s most beloved and influential women of letters. The author of 23 books of poetry and 26 produced plays, and the founder of the legendary radio interview program, The Poet and the Poem, Grace Cavalieri has won multiple national awards for her writing and her service to literature.
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