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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930924
Winner of the Walt Whitman Award for WORK FOR THE NIGHT IS COMING, Carter reads from his 1992 collection, AFTER THE RAIN. The Indiana poet talks about his decision to consciously create a related body of work focusing on life in the Midwest.
Black Women Writers in History
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...
Michigan native Marcus Wicker talks about how his poetry has progressed since his early days with poetry slams and reads from the 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, ...