Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060510
A Scottish writer who has earned a reputation in the United States as a gifted literary novelist, Livesey talks about her award-winning novel, Eva Moves the Furniture, which is based in part on her mother’s short life in Scotland. She also discusses her 2004 novel, Banishing Verona, which deals with Asperger’s Syndrome and a romance between a radio producer and a 29-year-old housepainter. Shows with Margot Livesey from 2001, 2011, and 2018 are also available in our audio archives.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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