Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19890512
Barrax worked in a steel mill, drove a cab, and carried mail before becoming a poet, a professor, and editor of a black literary magazine. In this program, he reads from THE DEATH OF ANIMALS AND LESSER GODS and talks about trends in black writing.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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