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    • Brian Turner: 03-11-2015 

      Turner, Brian (2015-03-11)
    • Calvin Forbes: 09-25-2003 

      Forbes, Calvin (2003-09-25)
      Calvin Forbes reads his poems "Kindness" and "Mama's Boy." He discusses the influences of John Donne, metaphysical poetry, public libraries, and music, especially jazz, on his work. The interview ends with a discussion of ...
    • Carl Phillips: 11-14-2001 

      Phillips, Carl; Rubin, Stan Sanvel (2001-11-14)
      Carl Phillips's works include the poetry collections “In the Blood,” “Cortège,” “From the Devotions,” “Pastoral,” and “The Tether.” He starts off the interview by reading his poem “The Trees.” He goes on to discuss how ...
    • Carolyn Forche: 11-04-1982 

      Forche, Carolyn; Rubin, Stan Sanvel; Susskind, Harriet (1982-11-04)
      In an interview recorded November 4, 1982, Carolyn Forché discusses her Slovak grandmother; living and writing poetry in El Salvador; and her education and process as a poet. Forché reads her poems "Endurance" and "Selective ...
    • Charles Baxter: 03-05-1987 

      Baxter, Charles (1987-03-05)
      Charles Baxter discusses his work in an interview conducted March 5, 1987.
    • Cornelius Eady: 02-04-1987 

      Eady, Cornelius; Rubin, Stanley Sanvel (1987-02-04)
      Cornelius Eady, a Rochester native, discusses his love for dance and how it became a unifying theme for his second book, Victims of the Latest Dance Craze. Other topics include the influence of his work in radio on his ...
    • Cornelius Eady: 11-07-2018 

      Eady, Cornelius (2018-11-07)
      In an interview conducted November 7, 2018, the poet and musician Cornelius Eady discusses Cave Canem, his poetry and songwriting, and playing the mountain dulcimer.
    • Dan Chaon: 02-25-2004 

      Chaon, Dan (2004-02-25)
      The short story writer and novelist Dan Chaon discusses how he became a writer, aided by the early influence of the writer Ray Bradbury and others such as Alfred Hitchcock, Shirley Jackson, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Raymond ...
    • David Huddle: 11-09-1983 

      Huddle, David; Rubin, Stanley Sanvel (1983-11-09)
      In an interview recorded November 9, 1983, David Huddle reads an excerpt of his short story "Playing" and discusses his writing process and the ways sexuality and music are incorporated into his work.
    • Deborah Tall: 09-04-2002 

      Tall, Deborah Anne; Rubin, Stan Sanvel (2002-09-04)
      Deborah Tall, a non-fiction writer, poet, and former professor of English at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, begins the interview by reading her poem “Wood Song.” She goes on to discuss her writing process, how the ...
    • Derek Walcott: 09-30-1982 

      Walcott, Derek; Livingston, Adriane M.; Fagan, Garth (1982-09-30)
      In an interview conducted by Garth Fagan and Adriane Livingston on September 30, 1982, Derek Walcott discusses Caribbean culture and history, race, Bob Marley, and his own wish to "keep the world laughing or crying" through ...
    • E. M. Broner: 07-13-1981 

      Broner, Esther M.; Rubin, Stan Sanvel; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1981-07-13)
      E. M. Broner was a Jewish-American feminist writer, best known for her books Weave of Women, Her Mothers, Journal-Nocturnal and Seven Stories, and Summer is a Foreign Land. She begins the interview by reading a passage ...
    • Edward Albee: 02-04-1981 

      Albee, Edward; Rubin, Stan Sanvel; Lazarre, Adam; Anderson, Mark (1981-02-04)
      Edward Albee was an American playwright, best known for plays such as Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, A Delicate Balance, and Seascape. The interview begins with a discussion about creative art and its usefulness in sending ...
    • Edward P. Jones: 11-01-2017 

      Jones, Edward P. (2017-11-01)
      In an interview conducted November 1, 2017, Pulitzer-winning novelist and short story writer Edward P. Jones discusses and reads from his work. Topics discussed include the writing of fiction and the teaching of fiction writing.
    • Elena Passarello: 10-03-2018 

      Passarello, Elena (2018-10-03)
      Essayist Elena Passarello discusses and reads from her work in an interview conducted October 3, 2018.
    • Erica Jong : 04-04-1974 

      Jong, Erica; Searle, Leroy; Rubin, Stanley Sanvel (1974-04-04)
      In an interview recorded April 4, 1974, Erica Jong reads two poems, "Becoming a Nun" and "Man on the Moon"; discusses her training as a writer, and women's sexual repression and struggle for equal rights; and reads from ...
    • Ernest Gaines: 02-27-1969 

      Gaines, Ernest; Fitz Gerald, Gregory; Marchant, Peter (1969-02-27)
      In an interview recorded on February 27, 1969, Ernest Gaines discusses Tolstoy, Chekhov, Turgenev, Faulkner, and Joyce; his childhood in Louisiana, and how the state has changed and not changed; jazz; H. Rap Brown; and ...
    • Fleda Brown Jackson: 03-01-1995 

      Jackson, Fleda Brown; Rubin, Stan Sanvel (1995-03-01)
      Fleda Brown Jackson earned her PhD in American Literature at the University of Arkansas and is known for her poetry collections Fishing with Blood and Do Not Peel the Birches. She begins the interview by reading two poems ...
    • Forrest Gander: 10-19-2011 

      Gander, Forrest (2011-10-19)
      Forrest Gander, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, discusses and reads from his work in an interview recorded October 19, 2011.
    • Fred Hechinger: 05-07-1982 

      Hechinger, Fred; Andrews, William G.; Watts, Sarah M. (1982-05-07)
      In an interview recorded May 7, 1982, education journalist Fred Hechinger explains his rationale for accepting a job offer from the New York Times in 1959, despite having turned them down two times prior. Hechinger describes ...