Stuart DybekFiction, Poetry
Interviewed by: Michael Pritchett
Catalog Number: 20071109, 20060719
Short story writer Stuart Dybek grew up in a Polish-American neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. He continues to revisit that locale as a backdrop for many of his stories found in the collections The Coast of Chicago and I Sailed with Magellan. He talks about his work with UMKC creative writing professor, Michael Pritchett, and also reads from his 2004 book of poems, Streets In Their Own Ink.
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...
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