Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090925
Winner of the 2009 Elvira Cordero Cisneros Award, Linda Rodriguez talks about her debut poetry collection, Heart's Migration, which has been in the works for over 20 years. The award, which was founded by Sandra Cisneros to recognize exceptional writing talent and dedication to nurturing the creativity of others, is presented by the Macando Foundation. Linda Rodriguez also talks about her involvement with the Latino Writers Collective in Kansas City, where pieces of her manuscript were encouraged and developed.
National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet Laura Kasischke muses on topics ranging from motherhood to beauty queens, as she reads from several of her books now published under one cover by Copper Canyon, the 2017 book, ...
This program pays tribute to the past American voices of feminist poets from the last century, who opened doors at publishing houses for the vast numbers of talented women writers today. Listen to excerpts from Pulitzer Prize winne...
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