Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19961111
Michelle Boisseau is a poet whose intricate work deals with language and its connection to our basic concept of good and evil. In this program, she reads from Understory, her second book of poetry, which won the Samuel Morse Prize. Programs with Michelle Boisseau from 2007, 2010, and 2017 are also available in our audio archives.
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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