Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
This month’s Readers Review panel discusses "The Confessions of Nat Turner," novelist William Styron’s retelling of the life of the man who led the Virginia slave revolt of 1831.
- Lou Stovall artist, printmaker and board member of the PEN/Faulkner Awards for Fiction
- Valerie Babb professor of English at Georgetown University
- David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.
- The Right Reverand Jane Holmes Dixon The Right Reverend Jane Holmes Dixon, retired Episcopal Bishop of Washington, Pro-tempore.
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