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Ernest J. Gaines
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19891208
Gaines reads from a collection of short stories, BLOODLINE, and discusses place, race, and the past, topics he refers to as obsessions of Southern writers. He also talks about his improbable life, which started on a Louisiana plantation.
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, ...