Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19880311
Poet Dara Wier is a native of Louisiana, the state that often serves as the setting for her poems. Here she reads from her books ALL YOU HAVE IN COMMON and THE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE and discusses the "mystery" that she says the best poetry embodies.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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