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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19951113
Komunyakaa reads from his 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winner, NEON VERNACULAR. He talks about poems that span his experience as an African-American, beginning with his young life in small-town Louisiana and moving to his experience in Vietnam.
Latina author Sandra Cisneros, a recipient of the 2015 National Medal of Arts Award from President Obama in 2016 (...
In the second part of this public presentation by Martín Espada at the Kansas City Public Library, the former tenant lawyer talks about how he was able to transfer his advocacy from the justice system to poetry, giving voice to those who ar...