Women Writers and CommunityPoetry, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20120316
In this special anthology, we examine how some women writers create art that encourages community and connections across boundaries. Former Santa Fe Poet Laureate Valerie Martinez talks about her work with the nonprofit community organization, Littleglobe, and describes some of the struggles of women across the border in Juarez, Mexico. Iranian memoirist, Azar Nafisi, talks about the women in Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, and novelist Lisa See shares stories from Peony in Love, about Chinese women writers of the 17th century.
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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