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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19960617
Novelist and short story writer Mary Grimm's work is often published in THE NEW YORKER. She reads from her novel LEFT TO THEMSELVES, which mirrors her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.
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...