Carlos Fuentes: Save America's Treasures SelectionFiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 20120928
In this 1994 interview by former New Letters on the Air host, Rebekah Presson, the late Carlos Fuentes talks about his collection of five novellas, The Orange Tree. He gives insight into historical stories, such as Columbus arriving in the New World or his imagined meeting between Cortes and Montezuma. Fuentes discusses the importance of history in his work and what it means to be called upon to be a spokesman for Mexico.
Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, discusses how his writing has been impacted by the region's history, literature and music. He reveals what he learned studying with poet Wendell Berry and the ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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