TITLE: The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music
SPEAKER: Tom Piazza
EVENT DATE: 02/20/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 59 minutes
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Tom Piazza discussed his new book, "The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music."
Speaker Biography: Tom Piazza is the author of ten books, including "City Of Refuge," winner of the Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction; "My Cold War," winner of the Faulkner Society Award for the Novel; and the short-story collection "Blues and Trouble," winner of the James Michener Award for Fiction. He has won a Grammy Award for his writing on music, and is a three-time winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for Music Writing. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Bookforum, The Oxford American, Columbia Journalism Review, and many other periodicals. He is currently a writer for the HBO series "Treme" and is at work on a new novel.
SERIES: Books & Beyond