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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950501
Charters, editor of THE PORTABLE JACK KEROUAC and the BEAT READER, reads poetry by Kerouac, and recounts little-known trivia about the famous writer, with whom she worked briefly before his death in 1969.
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 from her book, ...
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...