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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19920501
Houston's story "How to Talk to a Hunter\" was selected for the BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF 1990. In COWBOYS ARE MY WEAKNESS, her first collection of short stories, Houston draws on her experience as a river and hunting guide. She reads from her work.
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 from her book, ...
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...