Search Results: 1993


Benitez (November 15, 1993)

Sandra Benitez - Of mixed Puerto Rican heritage, Benitez grew up in El Salvador, Mexico, and the U.S

Campbell B.M. (November 29, 1993)

Bebe Moore Campbell - Campbell reads from her first novel, YOUR BLUES AIN'T LIKE MINE, based on the

Carter (September 24, 1993)

Jared Carter - Winner of the Walt Whitman Award for WORK FOR THE NIGHT IS COMING, Carter reads from

Chandra II (April 1, 1996)

collection nominated for the 1993 Pulitzer Prize.

Conley (April 11, 1994)

Robert J. Conley - Author of many mass-market books about Native Americans, Conley reads from his li

Dove II (May 7, 1993)

Rita Dove - Dove, America's first African-American Poet Laureate, reads poetry and prose and talks a

Friedan (September 17, 1993)

Betty Friedan - In THE FOUNTAIN OF AGE, Friedan tries to debunk the myths of aging, much as she did

Fussell B (April 9, 1993)

Betty Fussell - Fussell's book THE STORY OF CORN covers Native American creation myths concerning th

Glancy (December 13, 1993)

Diane Glancy - Glancy's recent book of essays, CLAIMING BREATH, which reads more like a collection o

Hirshfield, Jane (March 7, 1994)

Jane Hirshfield - Jane Hirshfield reads from her book of poems The October Palace. She also tal

Jong I (May 21, 1993)

Erica Jong - Jong, best known for her six novels, is also an acclaimed poet with seven volumes of po

Jong II (September 3, 1993)

Erica Jong - A continuation of Program I, Jong, best known for her six novels, is also an acclaimed

Lopez, Barry (August 29, 1994)

Barry Lopez - In this interview with Rebekah Presson, best-selling author, Barry Lopez reads fr

Lott (December 6, 1993)

Bret Lott - THE LOS ANGELES TIMES has called Lott "one of the most important and imaginative writers

Louis (April 16, 1993)

Adrian C. Louis - An award-winning poet and member of the Lovelock Paiute Tribe, Louis reads poems f

Matthews W (May 14, 1993)

William Matthews - Poet William Matthews, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, talks ab

McCullough (April 2, 1993)

David McCullough - The winner of several honors, including a National Book Award in history and an E

McFerren (February 26, 1993)

Martha McFerren - McFerren won the Marianne Moore Poetry Prize in 1992; here she reads from her awar

McNally (June 4, 1993)

Terrence McNally - The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the hit Broadway plays LISBON TRAVIATA and F

Mitchell (December 20, 1993)

Stephen Mitchell - Mitchell is much celebrated as the premier translator of spiritual texts, includi

Moore (January 10, 1994)

Lorrie Moore - This writer's work has been compared to Grace Paley's. Both have a humorous, feminis

Offutt (September 10, 1993)

Chris Offutt - Offutt's memoir at age 34, THE SAME RIVER TWICE, has been called by one critic "road

Paley, Grace (August 6, 2003)

Grace Paley - The then 71-year-old Grace Paley reads poems about aging and about political activism

Rogers (February 28, 1994)

Pattiann Rogers - Rogers' poetry often focuses on nature and science, sometimes finding whole ecosph

Rust (April 30, 1993)

Marina Rust - Rust's first novel, GATHERINGS, set the world of high society aflutter. Based loosely

Sandlin (February 19, 1993)

Tim Sandlin - Sandlin says he sees himself as something of a "self-help\" novelist, whose work can h

Santos S (November 1, 1993)

Sherod Santos - Santos third book of poems, CITY OF WOMEN, is "a sustained meditation on the nature

Shields D (April 23, 1993)

David Shields - The author of two acclaimed novels, DEAD LANGUAGES and HEROES, Shields reads from hi

Trillin I (June 11, 1993)

Calvin Trillin - Famous for his work in THE NEW YORKER, Trillin is also well known for his comic syn

Vando I (May 28, 1993)

Gloria Vando - Vando's poems often deal with her childhood, growing up Puerto Rican in New York, the

Young, Al (November 22, 1993)

Al Young - Poet, novelist, and non-fiction writer Al Young discusses combatting black stereotyp

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