Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19870724, 19860613
In this program, Philip Levine, a National Book Award winner in poetry for his book Ashes, reads from his Selected Poems. Levine talks about his poetic resurgence as well as the discipline he has used to carefully craft his life so that he may be available to his poetry.
In this archive recording, the late essayist and short story writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016) talks about his life as a writer, father, teacher, traveler, and much more. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, McPherson graduated with degrees...
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phillis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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