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Black Women Writers at Work

by Claudia Tate Editor

A classic collection of conversations with authors who changed the scope of literature in the 20th century and beyond. Find interviews within these pages with Toni Morrison, Audre Lorde, Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Gayl Jones, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alexis De Veaux, Nikki Giovanni, Ntozake Shange, Sonia Sanchez, and more incredible Black women writers. They respond to questions about why they write and for whom, the goal of their work, and how they want to affect society, these acclaimed essayists, novelists, playwrights, and poets draw connections between their lives, their art, and the world they live in. At last back in print after a long hiatus, these writers' voices have a new urgency today.