Joanna Catherine ScottFiction, Poetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20020605, 20011003
This Australian born writer discusses her third novel, The Lucky Gourd Shop, which is a fictional tale based on her three adopted children’s memories of their biological parents in Korea. She also reads from the companion collection of poetry, Birth Mother, which won the 2000 Longleaf Press Poetry Award, a chapbook that celebrates human resilience in troubled times.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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