Robert Olen ButlerFiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 090409, 20101217
Writer Robert Olen Butler discusses writing �from where you dream,� which he says too many writers are guilty of not doing. He reads from his dream-like short story collections SEVERANCE and INTERCOURSE, as well as his newest novel, HELL.
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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