Nancy KricorianPoetry, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19981203
A published poet, Nancy Kricorian talks about her first novel, Zabelle, which is loosely based on her grandmother's survival of the Armenian genocide of 1915 and her subsequent immigration to America. Kricorian reads from the book and describes how she uses humor to tell this often serious story.
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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