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Louis B. Jones
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19910315
Jones' first novel, ORDINARY MONEY, is, according to Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, "an unfailingly entertaining experience.\" Jones reads from the novel and talks about the years he spent working in obscurity.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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 what inspired her exploration of the...
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...