Christian Wiman on Writing Life and Death - UNCUT

April 27, 2012

Christian Wiman is a poet and editor of Poetry Magazine. His latest book of poems, Every Riven Thing, is a celebration of life and an exploration of mortality.

Wiman picked up his pen, breaking a three-year silence, after he fell in love and was diagnosed with cancer. In this NEW and UNCUT interview with Jim Fleming, Wiman talks about writing life, love and death.