Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19921106
Daniel Woodrell, the author of a series of critically acclaimed murder mysteries set in Louisiana Bayou country, describes his style as a mixture between literary writing and crime fiction. Here he reads from The Ones You Do and talks about how he eavesdrops at pool halls to get ideas for new characters.
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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