Henry Lyman Interviews William Stafford

In 1989 and 1990, Henry Lyman interviewed William Stafford as part of his regular program, “Poems to a Listener.” on WFCR Radio in Amherst, Massachusetts. In this 30 minute interview Stafford reads poems from every decade of his life. His lively readings are skillfully interlaced with thoughtful and meaningful discussion about Stafford’s life, family, writing practices, poetry and literary career. If you want a glimpse into the life and work of William Stafford, this interview provides a wonderful lens.