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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930129
The Somali novelist reads from and discusses his trilogy, VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF AN AFRICAN DICTATORSHIP, which foreshadowed the conflict in his native country. Farah discusses clan structure and sexism as integral parts of the system's failure.
Black Women Writers in History
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...
Michigan native Marcus Wicker talks about how his poetry has progressed since his early days with poetry slams and reads from the 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, ...