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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19921113
Lear's short story "After Memphis,\" from her collection STARDUST, 7-ELEVEN, ROUTE 57, A&W, AND SO FORTH, has been hailed by critics as among the best ever written. Lear reads from the story and talks about getting off to a late start as a writer.
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, ...