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Kevin Young

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19951025

Young's first book of poems was published as part of the National Poetry Series. This Harvard graduate wrote a series of poems about family history, especially his mother's rural, southern, black family. He also rewrites famous incidents in Black history.

| Interview Year: 1995 | Genre: Poetry |

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