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Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19961021
Castillo is one of the leading figures in the Chicana literary movement. Here she talks about mystical realism, her secret passion for painting, and the forces that drive her to write.
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...