Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20081128, 20080314
Noted nonfiction writer and poet Patricia Hampl discusses the growing importance of memoir in public discourse and her book I Could Tell You Stories: Sojourns in the Land of Memory, and gives practical examples of how to begin writing memoir. In this interview recorded live at the Kansas City Public Library, Hampl also reads from her latest book, The Florist's Daughter, and talks about the act of “being a daughter,” around which the book is framed.
Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District, shares passages from his 2015 book City of Song (due to be re-released in 2019 by ...
We turn to our extensive archive to present this look back at the legacy of the legendary poet Gwendolyn Brooks. The first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize for her 1949 poetry collection, Annie Allen, Brooks went on to influence g...
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