American Poetry MedleyPoetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20010418, 20000419
This audio collection contains poetry by some of America’s favorite writers, including present and past U.S Poet Laureates--Stanley Kunitz, Robert Pinsky, Robert Hass and Rita Dove--as well as Pulitzer Prize winners Carolyn Kizer and Yusef Komunyakaa. The verse of Gary Soto and the music and poetry of Joy Harjo and her band, Poetic Justice, round out the presentation that celebrates poetry in American life.
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 from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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