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.
This program pays tribute to the past American voices of feminist poets from the last century, who opened doors at publishing houses for the vast numbers of talented women writers today. Listen to excerpts from Pulitzer Prize winne...
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