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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19941003
Harris talks about his life-long effort to write a modern epic and about classic works that influenced him. With his African, European, and Indian heritage, he incorporates mythology and belief systems from his ancestry into his tales.
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, ...