Interviewed by: James McKinley
Catalog Number: 20030108
The self-proclaimed “Demon Dog of American Literature,” James Elroy is known for his noir style filled with violence, sex, and raw language, and is the author of over a dozen works, including the novel L.A. Confidential, made into an award-winning film, and My Dark Places, a memoir detailing his mother’s murder over 40 years ago. In this interview, Ellroy talks with outgoing New Letters editor James McKinley about the latest installment in his “Underworld USA Trilogy,” The Cold Six Thousand.
Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District, shares passages from his 2015 book City of Song (due to be re-released in 2019 by ...
We turn to our extensive archive to present this look back at the legacy of the legendary poet Gwendolyn Brooks. The first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize for her 1949 poetry collection, Annie Allen, Brooks went on to influence g...
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