Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20100723
Co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Anne Waldman discusses her connection with the Beat Generation, the Naropa Institute (now University), and the development of her creative work over the past 35 years. She reads from her 2009 collection Manatee/Humanity and also talks about her current collaboration with her musician son, Ambrose Bye, with an excerpt from their 2009 compact disc, Matching Half.
Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District, shares passages from his 2015 book City of Song (due to be re-released in 2019 by ...
We turn to our extensive archive to present this look back at the legacy of the legendary poet Gwendolyn Brooks. The first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize for her 1949 poetry collection, Annie Allen, Brooks went on to influence g...
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