Being A 'Hot Poet' And A 'Hot Basketball Player

Apr 9, 2013
Originally published on April 9, 2013 12:28 pm

In an essay for Sports Blog Nation, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn reflects on his path from college basketball player to poet. "What basketball and poetry have in common," he writes, "is that they each provide opportunities to be better than yourself — opportunities for transcendence."