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My Poet/My Novelist

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What's it like to practice the same line of work as your spouse? What if you're both writers, but one is a novelist – in love with plot and character – and one is a poet – obsessed with words? Novelist Naeem Murr wrote about that marriage for the Poetry Foundation. We brought him together with his wife, Averill Curdy, for both sides of the story.

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