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Cave Canem: Toi Derricotte with Naomi Long Madgett

This recording was made at the Cave Canem Legacy Conversation Series, featuring Naomi Long Madgett interviewed by Cave Canem co-founder and poet Toi Derricotte. Cave Canem (a workshop retreat for African American poets) and the The New School's Creative Writing Program collaborate on the ongoing series where prominent African American poets discuss their lives and work. This conversation took place at The New School on April 24, 2006.

Naomi Long Madgett is a writer, editor, teacher and publisher, and has been the moving force behind Lotus Press, Inc., a leading publisher of poetry by African Americans. Responsible for the publication of 75 titles, she became senior editor of the Lotus Poetry Series of Michigan State University Press in 1993. Madgett's poems have been included in well over 100 anthologies in this country and abroad and have been translated into several languages. (1 hour 26 minutes)


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