Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20010516, 20000920
The Pulitzer Prize winning columnist and author of six novels, Jack Fuller, talks about his book, The Best of Jackson Payne, which explores the jazz world of mid-century America through the life of a fictional sax player. The novel, which Fuller structured to echo jazz forms and rhythms, deals with racism, addiction and man’s search for freedom. Fuller also talks about his beginnings as a journalist and how this is reflected in his writing of fiction.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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