Watch & Listen

Essential American Poets: Lucille Clifton


Archival recordings of poet Lucille Clifton, with an introduction to her life and work. Recorded 1973 and 1989 at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Presented by The Poetry Foundation, "Essential American Poets" is Donald Hall's selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion.