During the month of February, KCUR's Sunday morning program, New Letters on the Air is featuring writers who pay tribute to those who came before them. Kevin Young is an award-winning poet who was raised in Topeka and now teaches at Emory University in Atlanta.
By Angela Elam, host of New Letters on the Air
Kansas City, MO – Kevin Young's work ranges from blues-based love poems in his book Jelly Roll: A Blues to Blues Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets). His newest book is called For The Confederate Dead (2007), which he talks about with New Letters on the Air host, Angela Elam.
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