Jeffrey Hillard celebrates Black History Month by profiling some of his favorite African-American authors, including the Library Foundation’s first Writer-In-Residence Kathy Y. Wilson, Edward P. Jones, Colleen J. McElroy, and Christopher Gilbert. Hillard discusses these authors’ contributions to literature and culture, while breaking down their writing style and creativity. You’ll also get to hear some of their work as Hillard reads excerpts from their writing. Share your thoughts about this podcast in the blog comments below. Check back regularly for future “Inside the Writer’s Head” podcasts.
WARNING: Podcast contains some explicit language during the book excerpt reading.