Sena Jeter NaslundFiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060201, 20050622
Novelist Sena Jeter Naslund, author of the acclaimed Ahab’s Wife, discusses her new novel, Four Spirits, which is set in her native Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. The book weaves together the lives of blacks and whites, racists and civil rights advocates, and the events of peaceful protest and violent repression to create both an intimate and epic tapestry of American social transformation.
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. 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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