Documentary Poetry on Marcellus Shale by Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Oct 1, 2014

Julia Spicher Kasdorf
Credit Penn State Univeristy

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.