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Suzan-Lori Parks

Drama, 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.

 

| Subject Matter: Writing in Different Genres, Literature Adapted for Film | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Drama, Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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