blackbird online journal spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1

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Lorraine Adams  
In February of 2006, novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lorraine Adams visited Virginia Commonwealth University to receive the Fourth Annual VCU First Novelist Award. During Adams’s visit, Michaux Dempster of Blackbird spoke with her about the making of Harbor and her transition from journalism to fiction.

Rodney Jones  
On March 29, 2006, poet Rodney Jones met with students and faculty of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Virginia Commonwealth University and talked about his life as a poet, teacher, and reader. Jones had come to Richmond to give a reading at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts as part of Poetic Principles, a series sponsored by the Virginia Museum and New Virginia Review, Inc., that brings to the Richmond area the best poets, writers, critics, and translators at work today.

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