Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19951127
Through his memoir In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of the Lost War, Tobias Wolff recalls his experiences in Vietnam and considers the effect they had on his development. His earlier work, This Boy's Life, also based on his own experiences, was made into a movie in 1993.
Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, discusses how his writing has been impacted by the region's history, literature and music. He reveals what he learned studying with poet Wendell Berry and the profou...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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