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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19921120
Mazza's first novel, HOW TO LEAVE A COUNTRY, won the PEN Nelson Algren Award for fiction but took two years to find a publisher. Mazza reads from her book and talks about her writing, which is often described as post-modernist and experimental.
Black Women Writers in History
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...
Michigan native Marcus Wicker talks about how his poetry has progressed since his early days with poetry slams and reads from the 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, ...