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Results: 12 Videos

Octavia E. Butler
Octavia E. Butler

Octavia E. Butler describes how social, cultural, and political issues inspired her novel, Parable of the Sower. View Video

Keith Gilyard
Keith Gilyard

Keith Gilyard reads his poem, "The Hatmaker," and discusses his writing process with students in Sante Fe, New Mexico. View Video

Lawson Fusao Inada
Lawson Fusao Inada

Lawson Fusao Inada meets with high school students at the Nikkei Legacy Center in Portland, Oregon, where he reads one of his poems and discusses living in a Japanese internment camp as a boy. View Video

Russell Leong
Russell Leong

Russell Leong talks with high school students in Los Angeles, California, about his experiences growing up in San Francisco's Chinatown, his love of poetry, and his writing process. View Video

Graciela Limón
Graciela Limón

Graciela Limón shares her Mexican American background with students in San Bernardino, California, and discusses her novel, Erased Faces. View Video

Ruthanne Lum McCunn
Ruthanne Lum McCunn

Ruthanne Lum McCunn discusses her biographical novel, A Thousand Pieces of Gold, and interest in the history of Chinese women in America with high school students in Portland, Oregon. View Video

Pat Mora
Pat Mora

Pat Mora reads her poem "Ode to Courage," and discusses her work with students in Sante Fe, New Mexico. View Video

Abiodun Oyewole
Abiodun Oyewole

Abiodun Oyewole explains why poetry is important today. He reads one of his poems and then listens as the students in Cathie Wright-Lewis's class read their poems to the class. View Video

Ishmael Reed
Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed reads his poem "Railroad Bill" and discusses his work with high school students in San Francisco, California. View Video

Esmeralda Santiago
Esmeralda Santiago

Esmeralda Santiago discusses writing about culture, identity, and language, and reflects upon her life growing up as a Latina in Brooklyn, New York. View Video

Evangelina Vigil-Piñón
Evangelina Vigil-Piñón

Students develop research questions during their exploration of Tomás Rivera's ...y no se lo tragó la tierra ...And the Earth Did Not Devour Him and meet with Evangelina Vigil-Piñón, translator of the novel. View Video

Laurence Yep
Laurence Yep

Laurence Yep describes his writing process and sheds light on his inspiration for writing science fiction, fantasy, and historical fiction. View Video


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