Understanding Others: Transformative WritersPoetry, Drama, Fiction, Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam, Whitney Terrell
Catalog Number: 20141128, 20140214
This show features excerpts from six of our 2013 programs, highlighting the courage and strength of writers who use their gifts with the written word to understand and nurture their fellow man, including Bellwether Prize winner, Naomi Benaron; MacArthur Genius Edwidge Danticat; Winter's Bone author Daniel Woodrell; playwright Christina Anderson; National Book Award-winning poet Mark Doty; and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Ford. They all display how literature can be a doorway to compassion. Visit our Shop for special CD Collections with Edwidge Danticat, Daniel Woodrell, Mark Doty, and Richard Ford.
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