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.
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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