Jessamyn West

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Jessamyn West on an Author's Responsibility to Her Readers

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

West discusses her take on literature and the writer's responsibility at this Book and Author Luncheon
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Jessamyn West

Monday, June 19, 1967

The author of _The Friendly Persuasion_ speaks.


Perle Mesta, Jessamyn West, and Sir Pierson Dixon

Monday, April 11, 1960

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Van Doren introduces important guests. Drawing for free books. Introduces Dolbier, who introduces Mesta.

Mesta, a well-known socialite and Woman of the Year for 1960, talks about her auto-biography, "Perle," and ...


National Association of Authors : The Writer's Position in America

Sunday, June 23, 1957

Langston Hughes on "The Position of the Negro Writer in America."