Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19920605, 19910628
Jane Smiley, author of the acclaimed The Age of Grief, reads from her book of novellas, Ordinary Love and Good Will, and talks about her writing. Smiley, who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for A Thousand Acres, also discusses her fascination with things Nordic and her sometimes strange writing habits.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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