TITLE: Dolores Kendrick: 2011 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Dolores Kendrick
EVENT DATE: 2011/09/25
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 50 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Dolores Kendrick appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Dolores Kendrick is poet laureate of the District of Columbia. She is the author of the award-winning "The Women of Plums: Poems in the Voices of Slave Women," as well as "Why the Woman Is Singing on the Corner: A Verse Narrative," a collection of poems on homeless women. Kendrick has received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the George Kent Award for Literature; she is the first Vira I. Heinz professor emerita at Phillips Exeter Academy.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2011