Catalog Number: 19821203, 19830916
This memorial program features the late Kansas City poet Mbembe (Milton Smith) reading "jazz poems" as well as Mbembe's brother speaking in tribute. Find a collection of his selected poems from BkMk Press here. Listen to a 1978 program with Mbembe 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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