Film, Video Kevin Young: Book Fest 07

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Title
Kevin Young: Book Fest 07
Summary
Kevin Young in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
September 29, 2007
Notes
-  Kevin Young is the author of five poetry collections including "For the Confederate Dead" (Knopf, 2007). His first book, "Most Way Home", was selected for the National Poetry Series by Lucille Clifton, and later won the Zacharis First Book Prize from Ploughshares. He is also the recipient of the Paterson Poetry Prize for "Jelly Roll", which was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Young's poetry and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, Callaloo, and many other journals. He is also editor of several collections including the anthology, "Giant Steps: The New Generation of African American Writers", the Everyman's Library Pocket Poet anthologies titled Blues Poems and Jazz Poems . Young is the Atticus Haygood Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Related Resources
National Book Festival: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/index.html
Running Time
28 minutes, 48 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
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