A new memoir from the National Book Award-winning author of "Middle Passage." He writes about the art and craft of writing and what he calls "the truth-telling power of fiction."
Diane invites listeners to join the discussion of this 1925 Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Set in turn-of-the-20th century rural and urban Chicago, the story follows the travails of a gambler’s daughter as she struggles to maintain her dignity, her family, and her sanity.
- Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
- E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
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