New Letters
On The Air

Rita Dove


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19930507

Dove, America's first African-American Poet Laureate, reads poetry and prose and talks about her development as an artist, as well as about the pitfalls of being a black woman trained in the classics.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1993 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: PP, Poet Laureate |

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