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Understanding Others: Transformative Writers

Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam, Whitney Terrell

Catalog Number: 20141128, 20140214

This show features excerpts from six of our 2013 programs, highlighting the courage and strength of writers who use their gifts with the written word to understand and nurture their fellow man, including Bellwether Prize winner, Naomi Benaron; MacArthur Genius Edwidge DanticatWinter's Bone author Daniel Woodrell; playwright Christina Anderson; National Book Award-winning poet Mark Doty; and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Ford. They all display how literature can be a doorway to compassion. Visit our Shop for special CD Collections with Edwidge Danticat, Daniel Woodrell, Mark Doty, and Richard Ford.

| Subject Matter: Social Justice, Dignity, Transformation, Compassion | Interview Year: 2013 | Genre: Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Nonfiction | Awards: Bellwether Prize, MacArthur Genius Grant, Pulitzer Prize |

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