Paulette JilesFiction, Poetry
Interviewed by: Leslie Koffler
Catalog Number: 20050105, 20040623
American-Canadian author Paulette Jiles reads from her book Enemy Women, a novel set in Missouri during the Civil War. She also reads several poems and explains why she no longer identifies herself as a poet.
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...
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