New Letters
On The Air

Michael Harper


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19940214

Harper's poetry struggles with questions posed by W.E.B. Du Bois about dualities of African-American identity. He talks about difficulties in his role as a creative and highly educated black American male.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Poetry |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Thomas Fox Averill

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Wichita, Kan.


New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.