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Documentary Poetry on Marcellus Shale by Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Julia Kasdorf
Penn State Univeristy
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Julia Spicher Kasdorf is Professor of English and Women's Studies at Penn State University, and an accomplished poet.  She took a sabbatical last year to visit areas of Pennsylvania affected by Marcellus Shale development, and is now completing a collection of documentary poetry based on her interviews with local residents.  WPSU's Kristine Allen speaks with Kasdorf about her recent foray into "docupoetry."

Note: Kasdorf will read from her work, Shale Play, Wed, Oct 1 at 12:10pm at the Palmer Museum of Art, in conjunction with the museum's Marcellus Shale Documentary Project.