Norman MacCaig – In fact a lot of…

In fact a lot of them I think are absolute baloney. Those Charles Olsens and…


“In fact a lot of them I think are absolute baloney. Those Charles Olsens and people like that. At first I was interested in seeing what they were up to, what they were doing, why they were doing it. They never moved me in the way that one is moved by true poetry.”
-Norman MacCaig

Norman MacCaig – All those authors there, most…

All those authors there, most of whom of course I’ve never met. That’s the poetry…


“All those authors there, most of whom of course I’ve never met. That’s the poetry side, that’s the prose side, that’s the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you’ve enjoyed.”
-Norman MacCaig