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.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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