Film, Video Yusef Komunyakaa: 2011 National Book Festival

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Title

  • Yusef Komunyakaa: 2011 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Poet Yusef Komunyakaa appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.

Event Date

  • September 25, 2011

Notes

  • -  The 1994 Pulitzer Prize winner for "Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems," Yusef Komunyakaa served in Vietnam as an information specialist, saw combat and received a Bronze Star. His work combines those experiences with his life as an African American in the South. Komunyakaa also received the 1994 William Faulkner Prize. He currently teaches at New York University, and his latest work is "The Chameleon Couch: Poems" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux).

Running Time

  • 43 minutes 44 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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