“Also a Poet” by Ada Calhoun

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Air Date: 03/30/2023

Writer Ada Calhoun came across research her father had collected 40 years ago. His unfinished quest to write a biography of his friend, the poet Frank O’Hara, became her quest. The book Calhoun wrote, “Also a Poet” combines literary history, memoir and an honest appraisal of her complicated relationship with her father, the celebrated critic Peter Schjeldahl.

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