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Leslie Marmon Silko
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19911213
A MacArthur grant recipient, Silko reads from THE ALMANAC OF THE DEAD, her long-awaited epic novel, and talks about a return to tribal values in the Americas.
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, ...