Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20110805, 20101029
In this interview in front of an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, Marilynne Robinson, winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and more recently the 2009 Orange Prize for Fiction, discusses her classic 1980 novel, Housekeeping, as part of the NEA's Big Read program. She also reads from her most recent novel, Home, which is a sequel of sorts to the Pulitzer-winning Gilead.
Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, discusses how his writing has been impacted by the region's history, literature and music. He reveals what he learned studying with poet Wendell Berry and the ...
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...
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