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.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
Kansas City Literary Events