Exclusive Interview: “Dunce” Author Mary Ruefle


For some poets, seeing a poem in print — be it in a book or journal or online — means that’s it, it’s done, and can never be rewritten or revised again (save for typos). But in the following snail mail interview with poet Mary Ruefle about the paperback version of her poetry collection Dunce, she not only scoffs at having such a self-imposed rule, she admits she changed something in this new version of Dunce.