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Roy Blount, Jr.
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19890616
Considered to be one of the funniest writers in America, Blount reads from his book of comic essays NOW, WHERE WERE WE?, which deals with such topics as Elizabeth Taylor's $2,500-a-day room service bills ("I Just Want What Liz Always Has\").
Black Women Writers in History
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...
Michigan native Marcus Wicker talks about how his poetry has progressed since his early days with poetry slams and reads from the 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, ...