Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070323
The author of three collections of poetry and co-author of the popular textbook, Writing Poems, Michelle Boisseau talks about her poetry collections, including her newest Trembling Air. Her often tender, elegiac poems capture moments of personal reflection. Boisseau also discusses the important literary influences of the women writers George Eliot and Emily Dickinson. Programs with Michelle Boisseau from 1996, 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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