Dissecting Prose and Squid With Biologist/Poet Kate Larson

Aired: 3/13/2012 | 0:05:23 | Clip
Using her career as a molecular biologist as a starting point, Katherine Larson shapes her poems with descriptions of squid, suction cups and branchial hearts. She won last year's Yale Series of Younger Poets competition and was recognized as a poet of "genuine promise" with the Kate Tufts Discovery Award last month.