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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930430
Rust's first novel, GATHERINGS, set the world of high society aflutter. Based loosely on her own life as heiress to the Marshall Fields family fortune, Rust's novel has been critically acclaimed as "an elegant, perfectly controlled novel.\"
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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...