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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.
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...
Named the Poet Laureate of Arkansas in 2018, Jo McDougall discusses her two recent books of poetry—The Undiscovered Room and ...