Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20040204, 19980223
A legend in her own time, Nikki Giovanni first gained popularity in the 1960s with her revolutionary poetry, exploring themes of "blackness, womanhood, and sex." In this interview, she talks about her work and reads her poetry, including some from her collection Love Poems.
In this interview at the Kansas City Public Library, poet, editor, and Guggenheim Fellow Michelle Boisseau discusses her fifth book, Among the Gorgons....
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