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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19960304
Alegria, one of Central America's most widely read poets, reads from her collection FUGUES. She talks about her late husband, translator, and co-writer, Darwin Flakoll and about the political involvement that forced them into exile.
Naomi Shihab Nye
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
Guggenheim fellow Jericho Brown describes the joy he finds in writing poetry and how his work helps him examine his world as a gay black man. He talks about some of his poetic mentors—from Emily Dickinson to Alice Walker—and the lesson...