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Yona Harvey and Terrance Hayes

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20130412, 20110211

Husband and wife poets, Terrance Hayes and Yona Harvey talk about their work and how they balance their creative lives and family. Hayes reads poems from his 2010 National Book Award-winning collection, Lighthead, while Harvey shares work from her 2013 book, Hemming the Water. Unsentimental and straight forward, this 2011 conversation shares insight about the creative process and the two very different approaches to writing for this couple.

Programs with Terrance Hayes from 20052011, and 2017 are available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: African-American, Marriage, Family | Interview Year: 2011 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: National Book Award |

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