J. California CooperFiction, 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.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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