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Sonia Sanchez

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Catalog Number: 19791027

This program was recorded inside Attica Prison in New York, where the poet and activist Sonia Sanchez was invited as a guest poet for a writing workshop. Some of the inmates read their poetry and play music while Sanchez gives a reading of her own poetry.

| Subject Matter: Black Arts Movement, Racial Justice, The Craft of Poetry | Interview Year: 1979 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: American Book Award, Robert Frost Medal |

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