Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19980518
Alice Friman's poems often reflect settings around the world and have been published in several other countries including Japan, where she won first prize in an international poetry contest in 1994. In this interview Friman discusses her collection Inverted Fire and discusses her writing process, which requires many revisions before she considers her work to be finished.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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