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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19941212
One of the grand old men of American letters and a notorious recluse, Gaddis has won the National Book Award, a MacArthur "genius\" grant and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Lannan Foundation. He talks about his novel A FROLIC OF HIS OWN.
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...