Suzan-Lori ParksDrama, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20050302
In this second half of an interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks talks some more about her debut novel, Getting Mother's Body, and discusses how she balances her approach to writing in different genres, especially her screenplays and her adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God.
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