Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19870102
Zimmer is the former director of the University of Iowa Press and author of eleven poetry books, including THE ZIMMER POEMS and THE AMERICAN ZIMMER. Here he reads from those works and from FAMILY REUNION: SELECTED AND NEW POEMS.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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