Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20100827, 20100129
In this interview, taped before an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, Angela Elam talks with Steve Lopez, about his book, The Soloist, winner of the 2009 PEN Center USA Award for creative non-fiction. The book chronicles Lopez' friendship with schizophrenic virtuoso cellist Nathaniel Ayers, and was made into the movie with the same title. Lopez is an award-winning columnist for the Los Angeles Times and the author of three novels.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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