Category Archives: D-F

Tarfia Faizullah

Tarfia Faizullah reads poems from Seam, chosen for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, published by Southern Illinois University Press.  We talk about writing a long sequence.  We also talk about imagination and research–and the unforgotten.

 

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Angela Dillard

Angela D. Dillard talks about her book Faith in the City: Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit published by the University of Michigan Press.  We talk about good and bad religion, labor unions, activism, and key figures in Detroit’s history from the 30s to the 60s–and how this connects to Detroit today.
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Martin Espada

Martin Espada reads poems from The Trouble Ball (Norton 2011) and The Republic of Poetry (2006) and talks about his collection of essays The Lover of a Subversive Is Also a Subversive (The University of Michigan Press: Poets on Poetry Series 2010). We talk about practical poetry and a sense of urgency.

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