Operation HomecomingPoetry, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20051109, 20041103
Operation Homecoming is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts and American poets and writers, who have been working with soldiers returning from active duty to write the wartime experience. This program features an interview with NEA Chairman Dana Gioia, as well as readings by former Connecticut Poet Laureate Marilyn Nelson, novelist Bobbie Ann Mason, and poets Louis Simpson and Richard Wilbur.
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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