Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20110429, 20120330
Kay Ryan talked with NEW LETTERS editor Robert Stewart, about the experience of being United States Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. Ryan reads from THE BEST OF IT: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2011.
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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