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J. California Cooper

Fiction, Drama

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19910215

The playwright and fiction writer J. California Cooper reads from Family, her novel about generations of slaves. Encouraged to first begin writing pieces of fiction by Alice Walker, she talks about her many influences including the "spirits" that dictate her novels to her.

| Subject Matter: Slavery, History, Family | Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Fiction, Drama | Awards: American Book Award |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Kevin Rabas

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Kinsley, Kan.


New Letters & BkMk Press Events at 2018 AWP Conference / Tampa Bookfair Booth 1048

Join us at AWP 2018 in Tampa, Florida, for three events: A tribute to Michelle Boisseau + book signings by Robert Stewart and Mia Leonin.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.