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.
In the second half of this interview with Philip Lee Williams, winner of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Writers Association, he discusses his most recent works of poetry, ...
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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