Cheers to 40 YearsPoetry, FIction, Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam, Rebekah Presson, Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20180406
We celebrate the New Year with a look back at our 40 years of broadcasting to gain wisdom from writers past and present. Our audio archives contain Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winners, MacArthur Genius Fellows, and other notables, all reading from their own work and offering insight into their creative process. In this compilation program, we’ll learn the importance of specific language from the late U.S. Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur, hear a New Year’s poem from the Past American Voice of Michelle Boisseau, and listen to clips featuring some previous hosts of the show.
In this archive recording, the late essayist and short story writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016) talks about his life as a writer, father, teacher, traveler, and much more. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, McPherson graduated with degrees...
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phillis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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