Catalog Number: 20030813, 19860926
John Ashbery, one of America's most acclaimed poets, reads from his Selected Poems in a public presentation recorded during a commencement address to students at the Kansas City Art Institute.
In this archive recording, the late essayist and short story writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016) talks about his life as a writer, father, teacher, traveler, and much more. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, McPherson graduated with degrees...
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phillis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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