Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19890512
Barrax worked in a steel mill, drove a cab, and carried mail before becoming a poet, a professor, and editor of a black literary magazine. In this program, he reads from THE DEATH OF ANIMALS AND LESSER GODS and talks about trends in black writing.
Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District, shares passages from his 2015 book City of Song (due to be re-released in 2019 by ...
We turn to our extensive archive to present this look back at the legacy of the legendary poet Gwendolyn Brooks. The first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize for her 1949 poetry collection, Annie Allen, Brooks went on to influence g...
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