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.
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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