Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20060426, 20050112
With wit and style, former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Strand talks about his life in letters, the dark humor of his poetry, and his refusal to speak his native French language. Strand reads from several of his books including A Blizzard of One, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1999. His newest work is published in New Letters magazine.
In this archive recording, the late essayist and short story writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016) talks about his life as a writer, father, teacher, traveler, and much more. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, McPherson graduated with degrees...
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phillis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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