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Tiya Miles

Tiya Miles reads from The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits (The New Press 2017).

We talk about researching long term projects, what is missing from historical record,  and street names.  We also talk about renegades, the underground railroad,maps and work on the river.

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Derek Peterson

Derek Peterson talks about his books Creative Writing (2004), Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival (2012) and his current projects funded by his MacArthur Fellowship. We talk about building stories, archival preservation, Mountains of the Moon University, Idi Amin and Ugandan radio.

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