Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
Her mother was a guerilla soldier. Her father led a pro-democracy movement. Now she’s a refugee from Myanmar, living in London and one of the leading Burmese democracy advocates in Europe. Zoya Phan describes her struggle for freedom and survival in Burma.
- Zoya Phan international coordinator of the Burma Campaign UK.
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