Stuart Kestenbaum interviews James Carpenter as part of project. Kastenbaum, has written and spoken widely on craft making and creativity, and his poems and writing have appeared in numerous small press publications and magazines including Tikkun, the Sun, and the Beloit Poetry Journal. He is currently serving as Maine’s poet laureate and hosts Poems from Here on Maine Public Radio/Maine Public Classical. His insightful interview is well served by his experience as director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine for over twenty-five years.