Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19990512
A burgeoning New York poet, Michele Wolf’s first book, Conversations During Sleep, was chosen by Peter Meinke as the winner of the Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Wolf reads from the work, which ranges from the “Healing Dirt” of New Mexico to the trails of “Everglades and Mangoes.” Though much of the poetry is personal, she talks about how inspiration also comes from her professional life as a magazine writer and editor.
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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