Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090123, 20080523
This Philadelphia playwright talks about his trilogy of plays that deal with racial issues in America. The author of dozen dramas, Thomas Gibbons uses real life events as the basis of his fictional works. He reads from A House with No Walls and Permanent Collection, and talks about how the shaping of the plays were influenced with the rolling premiers of these works in five different theatres across the country.
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...
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