Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19890113
Clifton talks about her poetry and reads excerpts from GOOD WOMAN, including a "memoir" in verse. In the work, she tells about five generations of her family, including her great-great-grandmother, who was a slave.
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...
Kansas City Literary Events