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David Simon, Scott Russell Sanders, Middle Eastern Poetry Night

This week on Artworks, writer and producer David Simon, author Scott Russell Sanders, and the IU Art Museum's Middle Eastern Poetry Nights.

This week on Artworks,

…Author and environmental activist Scott Russell Sanders talks about his book Conservationist Manifesto which was published in 2009 by Indiana University Press. We’ll hear more from him as he prepares an Indiana University Authors series talk later this week.

Also on the program,

Josephine McRobbie speaks with The Wire’s David Simon about his portrait of a struggling Baltimore. Simon’s latest project, a gritty look life in New Orleans after Katrina, premieres this weekend.

And we’ll kickoff national poetry month with a look at the IU Art Museum’s Middle Eastern Poetry Nights.

That’s all just ahead on Artworks.

Stories On This Episode

The Wire’s David Simon: From Baltimore To The Big Easy

How Baltimore-based writer and producer David Simon turned his 12 years on the crime beat of a daily newspaper into the critically-acclaimed series The Wire.

Scott Sanders’ Conservationist Manifesto

Bloomington-based author and Indiana University Professor Scott Russell Sanders speaks with WFIU's Yaël Ksander about his new book to be published by the Indiana University Press in April 2009.

IU Art Museum Hosts Middle Eastern Poetry Series

The IU and Bloomington communities have a rare opportunity this month to hear Middle Eastern poetry the way it was meant to be heard.

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