The following interview with Karen Russell was conducted in 2013 by Mason Henderson as part of the Poetry and Literature Center’s online Interview Series. The series featured emerging and established literary writers in dynamic and thought-provoking conversation. Though the series is no longer active, From the Catbird Seat is reprinting these interviews to bring them new light.
This “Literary Treasures” post, written by intern Wes Matthews, examines an audio recording from the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature featuring Robert Hayden reading his poems at the Library of Congress on Oct. 5, 1976.
The blog post delves into a Georgetown University Master's capstone project "Reimagining Structural Racism and Inequities during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Latino Communities in the U.S. as analyzed through Oral Histories and Children's Poetry."