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Al Young

Poetry Fiction Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19931122

Poet, novelist, and non-fiction writer Al Young discusses combatting black stereotypes and reads from his collection Heavenwhich gathers poetry written between 1956 and 1990.  A program with Al Young from 1986 as well as the first and second parts of a 2017 interview are available in our Audio Archives.

| Interview Year: 1993 | Genre: Poetry Fiction Nonfiction | Awards: National Book Award, American Book Award |

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