Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19910308
Edward Hirsch won the National Book Critics Circle Award for his second book of poems, Wild Gratitude. In this program, he reads from The Night Parade and talks about writing poems that are formal and conversational at the same time. A 2017 program with Edward Hirsch is also available in our Audio Archives.
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 from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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