Danielle Evans and Kyle Dargan Speak at the Library of Congress Literary Birthday Series

American University MFA professors Danielle Evans and Kyle Dargan spoke during 2012 installations of the Library of Congress Literary Birthday Celebration series.

Danielle Evans celebrated Ralph Ellison’s 98th birthday by reading from Invisible Man and discussing the novel’s continuining relevance for students.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9Ehfqnt4KI]

Kyle Dargan appeared at the celebration for Gwendolyn Brooks’ 95th birthday, speaking about her influence on other poets and reading some of her poetry.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kL78L7_Y_ps]

The 2013 series begins with a celebration of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poetry on February 22nd.

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