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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19920522
Sam Hamill is a Seattle poet, translator, and the co-founder and editor of Copper Canyon Press. Hamill draws on Zen Buddhist themes and is the translator of two books of Japanese writings from Shambala Press.
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...