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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950515
Heim reads from his novel MYSTERIOUS SKIN, the story of two boys molested by their Little League coach, and of the lasting effect the incident has on their lives. The author talks about the parallels between the novel and his own real-life experience.
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...