New Letters
On The Air

Richard Rodriguez

Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 20060503, 20041006

Peabody Award-winning essayist and PBS Newshour commentator, Richard Rodriguez discusses race, religion, sexuality, and politics with New Letters’ editor Robert Stewart.  They reference Rodriguez’s controversial book, Brown: The Last Discovery of America in which he describes a breakdown of class, race and language to shape personal identity.

| Subject Matter: Race, Religion, Sexuality, Politics | Interview Year: 2003 | Genre: Nonfiction | Awards: Peabody Award |

See All audio

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses what inspired her exploration of the...

    Jericho Brown

    Guggenheim fellow Jericho Brown describes the joy he finds in writing poetry and how his work helps him examine his world as a gay black man. He talks about some of his poetic mentors—from Emily Dickinson to Alice Walker—and the lesson...

Kansas City Literary Events

Koromante, Medina & Miller

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Lawrence, Kan.

News

Writers for Readers

Join us at Writers for Readers November 1st,  an evening celebrating the power of expression through creative writing and reading. 

Shop

Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.