Literature & Social Change, ft. Tom Wayman

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Why do we need an honest portrayal of work and employment in literature? What is the point of poetry? How has postmodernism affected arts and education?

Today we are visited by Tom Wayman, the author of more than 20 books of poetry and prose, as well as a professor emeritus at the University of Calgary. Today we talk about his collection of essays, If You’re Not Free at Work, Where Are You Free?: Literature and Social Change (Guernica, 2018). Tom also treats us to a reading of a couple of his beautiful poems.

Read Tom Wayman's book, If You're Not Free at Work, Where Are You Free?: https://www.guernicaeditions.com/title/9781771832878

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