Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau
Catalog Number: 20040915, 20040303
Linda Pastan, the former Poet Laureate of Maryland, reads from and discusses her works, The Last Uncle and Carnival Evening with fellow poet Michelle Boisseau. Pastan also talks about the changing role of women since her days at Yale in the 1950s, writing formal poetry, and drawing inspiration from vacation places.
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...
Kansas City Literary Events