Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060412, 20050629
This second program with U.S. Poet Laureate and 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser features a combination of interview and public poetry reading, in which Kooser shares some of his family poems, old and new. He also talks about his Poetry Home Repair Manual and the use of memory in creating poetic works.
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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