Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060726, 20051207
British novelist and short story writer A.S. Byatt is the author of 15 books of fiction, including Angels and Insects and Possession, for which she won the 1990 Booker Prize. In this program, she reads from that novel, and talks about her return to the short story with her 2005 collection, The Little Black Book of Stories. She also chats about the pleasures of aging, the craft of writing, and the influence of American literature on her work.
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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