Manage episode 253110742 series 1179713
The second summer of conversations recorded at the Sewanee Writers' Conference begins with James speaking with Marilyn Nelson, who has written poetry in many forms and for many audiences. Marilyn tells James about her fears of being pigeonholed as well as her love of musicality, embodying voices, and finding a way forward. Plus, Copper Canyon Executive Editor Michael Wiegers.
Marilyn Nelson: https://marilyn-nelson.com/
Buy Marilyn's books: Shop your local indie bookstore for Marilyn Nelson
Marilyn and James discuss:
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Linda Ronstadt "Songs for My Father"
Norton's Anthology of Children's Literature
Front Street Publishing
Michael Wiegers: https://www.coppercanyonpress.org/authors/michael-wiegers/
Copper Canyon Press: https://www.coppercanyonpress.org/
Michael and James discuss:
The New York Times
RAILSPLITTER by Maurice Manning
Coffee House Press
Music courtesy of Bea Troxel from her album, THE WAY THAT IT FEELS: https://www.beatroxel.com/