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.
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
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.
Interviews are added as they become available. Interviews
appear in different sections of Blackbird but are organized
in this alternative
menu to allow easy navigation.
An “Interviews” menu link may be
found on every interview-related page. Use it to return
to this menu.