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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19970706
This celebrated poet talks about her collection LOOSE SUGAR, which explores time, space, sex, and daily life through memories of a childhood spent in Brazil and California. Her most experimental work employs alchemy, Gnosticism, and linguistic play.
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, ...