Kevin Young with Colson Whitehead


photo of Kevin Young with Colson Whitehead
Kevin Young

Kevin Young often finds meaning and inspiration for his poetry in African American music, particularly the blues. His eight collections include Ardency: A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels and Dear...

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photo of Kevin Young with Colson Whitehead
Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead is the author of The Underground Railroad, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Carnegie Medal for Fiction. The book chronicles the life of Cora, a...

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Kevin Young read from his work, then joined in conversation with Colson Whitehead. | Duration: 1:20:43

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Kevin Young, introduced by Colson Whitehead, read from his work.

Kevin Young in conversation with Colson Whitehead.


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