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On The Air
Interviewed by: Tim Richards
Catalog Number: 19910118
A prominent Central American writer, Arias helped write the screenplay for the movie EL NORTE, about Guatemalan immigration to the U.S. Here he reads from his novel AFTER THE BOMBS.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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 what inspired her exploration of the...
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...