World Book Cafe: Detroit  

The Documentary

Detroit is known for its musical heritage, its motor industry and more recently a troubled economy. Nichole Christian visits a city with a rich history and a powerful reputation, to explore the role of words and writing, meeting the storytellers and poets who are capturing the hundreds of narratives emerging from their home city.

Nichole Christian talks to Nandi Comer, Deonte Osayande, Peter Markus, Jessica Care Moore, and Annie Spence about Detroit, and the challenges and triumphs of literary life there. {listen}