Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950821, 19941114
The Nobel Prize-winning South African writer, Nadine Gordimer reads from her novel None to Accompany Me, set on the eve of all-race elections. In the book, Gordimer's protagonist, Vera Stark, examines her past as a lawyer for blacks attempting to reclaim the land. Gordimer talks about the dilemma of conscience for whites in South Africa.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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