Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19870501
The poetry winner of the 1986 NEW LETTERS Literary Awards reads from her prize-winning manuscript. Brock-Broido's first volume of poems was accepted by Knopf. She talks about finding acceptance for her poems after a period of rejections.
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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