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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19951025
Young's first book of poems was published as part of the National Poetry Series. This Harvard graduate wrote a series of poems about family history, especially his mother's rural, southern, black family. He also rewrites famous incidents in Black history.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
Vietnam veteran and National Book Award-winning fiction writer Tim O'Brien discusses his experiences and reads from his now classic short story collection,...