Poet Kay Ryan was among the Pulitzer Prize winners announced today.

Listen to Stephanie Martin’s 2008 interview with Ryan, after she was named U.S. Poet Laureate, and you’ll hear her reading her poem “Things Shouldn’t Be So Hard.”

Listen to more of Ryan’s poems read by the author:

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