Search Results: 2012


George, Alex (May 3, 2013)

e his American debut with the 2012 novel, A Good American, which received accolades from Barnes &a

Beaumont, Jeanne Marie (August 31, 2012)

Jeanne Marie Beaumont - Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont talks about how her work pays tribute to some of

Bitsui, Sherwin (November 2, 2012)

Sherwin Bitsui - Winner of the 2010 American Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award, poet Sherwin Bi

Kincaid, Jamaica (March 8, 2013)

n, which she previewed at the 2012 Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series at the University o

Richardson, James (July 12, 2013)

James Richardson - The poet James Richardson has called himself an “accidental aphorist,&rdquo

Reeves, Trish (November 9, 2012)

Trish Reeves - Midwestern poet Trish Reeves discusses her latest work in New Letters magazine, which

Sanchez, Sonia (March 23, 2012)

Sonia Sanchez - One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement and author of more than

Shepard, Jim (December 21, 2012)

ity Public Library, while the 2012 Cockefair Writer-in-Residence at the University of Missouri-Kansa

Urrea, Luis Alberto (September 14, 2012)

Luis Alberto Urrea - Luis Alberto Urrea is perhaps best-known for his nonfiction.  His memoir,

Woven Voices (March 22, 2013)

Woven Voices: Gloria Vando & Anika Paris - Award winning Poet Gloria Vando—daughter of poet, p

Watts, Stephanie Powell (February 22, 2013)

s that was a finalist for the 2012 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and winner of the 2012 Ernest J. G

Women Writers and Community (March 16, 2012)

Women Writers and Community - In this special anthology, we examine how some women writers create ar

Akhtar, Ayad (April 26, 2013)

t like the protagonist of his 2012 debut novel, American Dervish, he became a devout Muslim as a ch

Averill, Thomas Fox (September 6, 2013)

p;Rode was chosen as the 2012 Outstanding Western Novel by the National Cowboy Museum in Oklaho

Woodrell, Daniel (June 21, 2013)

Daniel Woodrell - By the time director Ang Lee adapted the novel Woe to Live On into the 1998 m

Pitts, Leonard (June 14, 2013)

ion books, and reads from his 2012 novel, Freeman, about former slaves who return to the south

Shumaker, Peggy (July 19, 2013)

s State Writer Laureate, 2010-2012, eventually began to write again, and while she didn’t inte

Latino Writers Collective (September 13, 2013)

ve;nath Caraza reads from her 2012 book Conjuro, some of which originally appeared in the Collective

Fred Arroyo & Richard Blanco (October 10, 2014)

al Hispanic Heritage Month in 2012, this public reading features writers of Cuban and Puerto Rican h

Benaron, Naomi (November 1, 2013)

Naomi Benaron - Naomi Benaron, a trained scientist, marathon runner, and massage therapist, is also

Pai, Shin Yu (January 10, 2014)

Shin Yu Pai - Taiwanese-American poet Shin Yu Pai was born in Illinois, raised in California, school

Sanchez, Sonia (February 7, 2014)

first Poet Laureate. In this 2012 interview, this author, professor, and lecturer talks about how s

Enright, Anne (March 14, 2014)

for Excellence in Fiction in 2012, Irish author Anne Enright talks about her often darkly humorous

Smith, Tracy K. (April 18, 2014)

dy's Question, reads from her 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning third book, Life on Mars, at Rockhurs

Barot, Rick (May 30, 2014)

Rick Barot - Filipino-American poet Rick Barot wanted to be a lawyer, but after a writing class with

Brenegan, Debra (July 4, 2014)

Debra Brenegan - In her debut novel, Shame the Devil, Debra Brenegan explores the fascinating t

Mort, Valzhyna (January 2, 2015)

Valzhyna Mort - In part one of this interview, Belarusian poet Valzhyna Mort, winner of the 2005&nbs

Mort, Valzhyna (January 9, 2015)

Valzhyna Mort - In part two of this interview with Belarusian poet Valzhyna Mort, she reads fro

Tanner, Ron (July 3, 2015)

kMk Press. As a result of his 2012 DIY Book Tour, Tanner has since published the e-book, How To Sell

Poets Off the Page: Poetry & Music (July 10, 2015)

rk by Missouri Poet Laureate (2012-2014) William Trowbridge with musician Bob Walkenhorst in th

Midwest Poets Series: Missouri Poets (September 9, 2016)

Midwest Poets Series: Missouri Poets - For the past 34 years, Rockhurst University has brought poets

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