Catalog Number: 19791027
This program was recorded inside Attica Prison in New York, where the poet and activist Sonia Sanchez was invited as a guest poet for a writing workshop. Some of the inmates read their poetry and play music while Sanchez gives a reading of her own poetry.
A lawyer-turned-poet, Monica Youn has written three books of poetry, and now teaches creative writing in New York. Twice a finalist for the National Book Award, she reveals why she felt the need to leave the legal field for creative writing after ...
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