Al YoungPoetry Fiction Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19931122
Poet, novelist, and non-fiction writer Al Young discusses combatting black stereotypes and reads from his collection Heaven, which gathers poetry written between 1956 and 1990. A program with Al Young from 1986 as well as the first and second parts of a 2017 interview are available in our Audio Archives.
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