Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20020213
Rebecca Walker, a child of the Civil Rights Movement, talks about her book Black, White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self. The poetic memoir details her young life, torn by divorce, race, and religion between the very different worlds of her affluent lawyer father in New York and of her famous mother, the writer, Alice Walker, in San Francisco. Find out how this woman, named by Time magazine as one of the 50 future leaders of America under 40, has dealt with issues of race and categorization in our society.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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