Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19990113
A Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for The New York Times, Rick Bragg talks about his first book--All Over But the Shoutin'--a memoir of his impoverished Appalachian childhood in the northeastern corner of Alabama and a tribute to the mother who single-handedly raised him. A writer of elegant prose with a down-home conversational style, Bragg talks about the challenges he's faced as a southern writer in New York and what inspired him to write this book.
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. In part one of this conversation, 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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