Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090515
Co-founder of the infamous and now defunct Spy magazine, Kurt Andersen is a long-time journalist, who's also written ficition and essays and is now known as the host of the public radio program Studio 360. He discusses the sometimes alternationg demands of interviewing creative people and being creative in his own right and reads from his novel Heyday. He also talks about his earlier novel Turn of the Century.
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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