Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20041124
T. Coraghesan Boyle, an acclaimed writer of both novels and short stories, is known for bizarre and quirky novels revolving around historical events, including 1907 Battle Creek, Michigan depicted in The Road to Wellville, and a 1970’s hippie commune seen in his novel Drop City. Boyle’s sly wit and penchant for exposing the inner workings of humankind are revealed when stories come together in unexpected and unusual ways.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. She reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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