Podcast #157 – Maryemma Graham

This week, we interview Maryemma Graham, author of the first comprehensive biography of famed poet, writer, and educator Margaret Walker. The House Where My Soul Lives: The Life of Margaret Walker was published by Oxford University Press in December 2022. A Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Kansas and Founding Director of the History of Black Writing at the University of Mississippi, Graham has published 12 books, including The Cambridge Companion to the African American Novel and, with Jerry W. Ward, The Cambridge History of African American Literature. Maryemma Graham was interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member Kevin McGruder.