Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20050803
British-born poet Simon Pettet moved to New York City in the 1970s and became a devotee of many artists in the movement dubbed as the New York School. He talks about the books that resulted from his collaboration with photographer Rudy Burkhardt, poet James Schuyler, and others. Pettet also reads from his own Selected Poems.
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...
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