Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19890728, 19880408
Anne Waldman, one of the few women to rise to prominence among the Beats, reads poems and talks about co-founding the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poets at the Naropa Institute, the country's only accredited Buddhist College.
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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