Interviewed by: James McKinley
Catalog Number: 19990127
A South African writer of international acclaim, Mike Nicol discusses his third novel Horseman with former New Letters editor James McKinley, who visited the writer in his homeland. An allegory of spiritual damnation, this powerful book examines the myths within "civilization" and the criminal element attendant upon colonization. He also talks about The Ibis Tapestry, part of which was published in an issue of New Letters.
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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