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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19940418
Although he lives in New York, Field has been credited as being father of the Long Beach poetry scene. He won the Lamont Poetry Prize in 1963 and is a master of the narrative poem. He takes as his subjects movie stars, gay life, Jewishness, and Buddhism.
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, ...