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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19910621
Gibbons was an orphan at age 11, an experience she wrote about in ELLEN FOSTER, her highly praised first novel. IN A CURE FOR DREAMS, the North Carolina native imagines her life had her mother lived. This program includes Gibbons speaking about her work.
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, ...