Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070706, 20050907
Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play I Am My Own Wife, Doug Wright shares some insights into the research and writing of the life of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a German antiques dealer and transvestite who escaped persecution by both the Nazis and the Communist East German government. Wright also discusses his previous plays, including the award-winning Quills about the Marquis de Sade, which set him free from writer’s block and was made into a major motion picture.
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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