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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930423
The author of two acclaimed novels, DEAD LANGUAGES and HEROES, Shields reads from his book of related short stories, HANDBOOK FOR DROWNING, and talks about minimalist writing. He also relates how growing up a stutterer led him to become a writer.
Black Women Writers in History
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...
Michigan native Marcus Wicker talks about how his poetry has progressed since his early days with poetry slams and reads from the 2011 National Poetry Series winning collection, ...