Podcast #164 – David Waldstreicher

This week we interview David Waldstreicher, a history professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center and author of his latest book, The Odyssey of Phillis Wheatley: a Poet’s Journeys Through American Slavery and Independence, published by Farrar Strauss and Grioux in March 2023. Waldstreicher’s other books includer Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification, and Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution. He also has written for The New York Times Book ReviewBoston Review, and The Atlantic, among other publications. David Waldstreicher was interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina.