Angela Jackson discusses "Where I Must Go"

March 9, 2010

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Angela Jackson, Photo by Betty J. Jackson Uzzell

Chicago poet, novelist and playwright Angela Jackson discusses her recent book, Where I Must Go. The South Side writer has been profiled by The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and Chicago Public Radio. Jackson's debut novel, Where I Must Go (TriQuarterly/Northwestern University), is the story of an African-American working-class girl from a big city attending an elite university in the late '60s. Jackson won the 1994 Carl Sandburg Award for poetry, and Booklist praised her novel's "lyrical writing and finely drawn characters."

 

Recorded Tuesday, March 09, 2010 at Cliff Dwellers Club.