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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19980208
Though born in England to parents from the Caribbean, Joseph spent most of her childhood in the Bronx, and her poetry reflects her urban roots and growing up black in the 1970s and '80s. She reads from her two 1998 collections of intimate, tender poems.
Latina author Sandra Cisneros, a recipient of the 2015 National Medal of Arts Award from President Obama in 2016 (...
In the second part of this public presentation by Martín Espada at the Kansas City Public Library, the former tenant lawyer talks about how he was able to transfer his advocacy from the justice system to poetry, giving voice to those who ar...