Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 111006, 20110603
Sara Gruen, author of the 2006 best seller WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, discusses the challenges of a new writer, including being pigeonholed in a genre, suffering writers block, and finding inspiration in the newspaper.
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...
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