phatLiterature, A Literary TV Program, features poets, writers and scholars who discuss the writing process and how that process reveals and defines their lives. It also provides insight into the historical, social, cultural and political connections that appear in their works, and enliven the exploration of literature and literary analysis with dramatizations and readings. phatLiterature also features a Q&A segment and showcases visual artists by integrating their works as part of the set design, including a 60- second segment, VISUAL SIGNATURES, which appears in each episode. http://www.phatliterature.org
This episode features Shirley Bradley LeFlore, Andrew P. Jackson, David Henderson
This segment, led by Shirley Bradley LeFlore, focuses on the legendary Gwendolyn Brooks, her works, her love for the black community, her writing process and how she profoundly influenced and shaped African American literature. This clip features Andrew P. Jackson, Shirley Bradley LeFlore, David Henderson.
phatLiterature is produced by Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc., a NY-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes multicultural literature and literacy. http://www.theiaas.org