Search Results: 2008


Andersen, Kurt (May 15, 2009)

Kurt Andersen - Co-founder of the infamous and now defunct Spy magazine, Kurt Andersen is a long-tim

Anderson, M.T. (January 2, 2009)

azon in their top 20 books of 2008), talks about his immersion into 18th century literature in prepa

Bang, Mary Jo (October 10, 2008)

Mary Jo Bang - Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, Mary Jo Bang reads

Bargen, Walter (May 16, 2008)

Walter Bargen - In 2008, Missouri’s governor appointed Walter Bargen as the state’s firs

Cave Canem Symposium (April 24, 2009)

gia's Cave Canem symposium in 2008, they are joined on stage for a conversation and poetry by Opal M

Chang, Victoria (January 9, 2009)

Victoria Chang - Victoria Chang, author of the poetry collections Circle and Salvinia Molesta, discu

Díaz, Junot (June 5, 2009)

z - Junot Díaz won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his second book, The Brief Wondrou

Eberhart, John Mark (July 25, 2008)

John Mark Eberhart - Kansas City Star book critic and poet John Mark Eberhart's book, Broken Time, i

Eck, Matthew (November 6, 2009)

Matthew Eck - Named one of the top five writers under 35 to watch by the National Book Foundation, M

Englander, Nathan (November 20, 2009)

Nathan Englander - Nathan Englander discusses his novel, The Ministry of Special Cases, about Argent

Fuller, Jack (October 24, 2008)

t personal story to date, his 2008 book, Abbeville, that is loosely based on his grandfather’s

Gibbons, Thomas (January 23, 2009)

Thomas Gibbons - This Philadelphia playwright talks about his trilogy of plays that deal with racial

Jackson, Major (February 22, 2008)

Major Jackson - Major Jackson’s poems are often set against a Philadelphia backdrop, with its

Kidd, Chip (June 20, 2008)

Chip Kidd - Chip Kidd , who has been described as the world’s most famous book cover designer,

Mac Lochlainn, Gearoid (May 29, 2009)

Gearóid Mac Lochlainn - Irish poet Gearóid Mac Lochlainn is the author of three books o

More Life Distilled (April 4, 2008)

More Life Distilled - The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress is one of Am

Muldoon, Paul (April 17, 2009)

Paul Muldoon - Paul Muldoon, the new poetry editor for The New Yorker, talks about his own rejection

Paretsky, Sara (March 21, 2008)

this book, a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award, and talks about her future pl

Pritchett, Michael (January 25, 2008)

Michael Pritchett - The Melancholy Fate of Captain Lewis is about Meriwether Lewis's great journey t

Prufer, Kevin (December 5, 2008)

from his books, including the 2008 National Anthem. A 2007 NEA Literature Fellow in Poetry, Prufer i

Rankine, Claudia (February 13, 2009)

Claudia Rankine - Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine’s work “goes directly to the object

Sax, Matt (November 7, 2008)

Matt Sax - 24-year-old actor and playwright Matt Sax talks about his hip-hop musical, Clay.  Fu

Tolson, Bonnie (February 15, 2008)

Bonnie Tolson - The late Melvin B. Tolson (1898-1966) was a poet and educator, who has re-emerged in

Trethewey, Natasha (March 29, 2013)

Natasha Trethewey - Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for her collection Native Gua

Viramontes, Helena María (May 1, 2009)

Helena María Viramontes - Helena María Viramontes discusses her fiction, including her 2007

Williams, Diane (May 30, 2008)

Diane Williams - Diane Williams, who is known for her very short, experimental fiction, discusses he

Min, Anchee (May 16, 2014)

The Cooked Seed. In this 2008 interview, Min talks about her life in China and America, and how

Kennedy, Thomas E. (July 22, 2016)

the category of the essay in 2008. In this interview, Thomas E. Kennedy talks about that and other

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