Robert PhillipsPoetry, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20010606, 20000119
Author or editor of over 25 books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, Robert Phillips has received many honors and awards, including the Pushcart Prize and the Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. This poetry reading contains some of his critically acclaimed work, as well as poems from his book, Spinach Days, which is touted as his most innovative book yet.
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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