Angela JacksonPoetry, Fiction
Catalog Number: 20140116, 20110218
In this public reading entitled "Love Letters to Generations," Angela Jackson, a Chicago poet and playwright who was a prominent member of the Organization of Black American Culture that grew out of the Civil Right Movement, shares some of her work, including a reading from her first novel that was 40 years in the making, Where I Must Go, winner of the 2008 American Book Award. Jackson also reads poetry from her books Dark Legs and Silk Kisses: The Beatitudes of the Spinners, that won the 1994 Carl Sandburg Award, along with work from And All These Roads Be Luminous and The Man with the White Liver. Visit our Audio Archives to find earlier programs with Angela Jackson from 1979 and 1985.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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