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.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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