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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19980216
The New York poet talks about his collection YOU DON'T MISS YOUR WATER, a remarkable tribute to his father that explores issues of family, death, and being black in America.
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...