Books
11:04 am
Wed February 18, 2009

New Letters on the Air: Claudia Rankine

Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine's work "goes directly to the objective of literary writing--to write a book that is deeply interesting despite the expectations that received forms give us," according to interviewer and New Letters editor Robert Stewart.

Kansas City, MO – Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine's work "goes directly to the objective of literary writing--to write a book that is deeply interesting despite the expectations that received forms give us," according to interviewer and New Letters editor Robert Stewart. The two discuss her early collection Plot and her multi-genre book, Don't Let Me Be Lonely, that combines prose and poetry with incongruous illustrations.



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