Teaser for Book Series Poetry Interview

Jun 15, 2015

This week, the 2015 Summer Book Series features the newly reissued Love-In-Idleness: The Poetry of Roberto Zingarello.

Zingarello is a poet looking for truth, love and revenge in Fascist Italy.

His creator is John Bradley, a poet and faculty member at Northern Illinois University. Bradley will discuss these poems, and his fascination with Italy during the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini. That's Friday, June 19, during Morning Edition.

Listen at 6:52 & 8:52 a.m. Then come back here for additional readings and other information.

Here's the promo for the interview that's airing on WNIJ:

While waiting for Friday's broadcast, we invite you to check out another Book Series interview with John Bradley. In 2013, we featured his poems about Billy the Kid.

Credit Maria Boynton