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Etheridge Knight

Poetry

Interviewed by: Judy Ray

Catalog Number: 19861003

Knight began writing poetry in the 1960s when he was incarcerated at Indiana State Prison for armed robbery. Knight says of his work, "My major metaphor is prison. I think art is ultimately about freedom." This program features a live reading.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1986 | Genre: Poetry |

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