Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau
Catalog Number: 20061117
Randall Mann is the winner of the Kenyon Review Poetry Prize for his first collection of poems, Complaint in the Garden. The collection takes readers "into lush landscapes, sundry histories, and a contemporary gay San Francisco populated by those things and people loved and lost." He discusses the craft of formal poetry with poet Michelle Boisseau, and reads from his work.
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...
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