Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19940307
Jane Hirshfield reads from her book of poems The October Palace. She also talks about the spiritual journey of women in literary history, which inspired the anthology she edited, Women in Praise of the Sacred: 43 Centuries of Spiritual Poetry by Women.
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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