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Writer to Writer (Author Interviews): Robert Morgan: Using Voice

FCCJ series of full length video interviews on the topic of writing
Author Robert Morgan
Title Using Voice
Interviewer Mary Sue Koeppel
Producer Kathleen Clower
Director Mark Basse

Copyright 2001 Florida Community College at Jacksonville


Poet and novelist Robert Morgan asserts that poetry is more self-expressive than the imaginative endeavor of writing novels. He discusses how he writes the “voice” of characters with a different gender and background than his own. He also reads aloud the poem “Working in the Rain” and from his novel Gap Creek, which was selected for the Oprah book club.

NOTE: Video and audio diverge at 22:50

Episode #: 28


Poet and Novelist

Writing Gendered Voices

Oprah Book Club

Morgan, R. (2001). Interviewed by Mary Sue Koeppel [Video Recording]. Using Voice, Writer to Writer. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida. 

Run time: 28 minutes