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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19910111
Kherdian is a proponent of the confessional mode of poetry. He learns about himself by writing personal poems, which, he says, also have universal significance. Kherdian reads from his work and talks about his friendship with William Saroyan.
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, ...