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Gwendolyn Brooks

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19890210

In the second half of this 1988 interview, Gwendolyn Brooks shares more of her award-winning poetry and talks about her motto, "Poetry is life distilled," as wells as gives her secrets to a long life. The first part of this interview, along with an earlier 1984 reading with Gwendolyn Brooks and a Past American Voice Compilation program, are all available in our Audio Archives.

| Interview Year: 1988 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, United States Poet Laureate |

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