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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19901109
A Vietnam War vet and a teacher in Saigon during 1970-71, Larsen co-wrote, with Vietnamese woman Tran Thi Nga, a poetic narrative titled SHALLOW GRAVES. Here Larsen reads from the narrative and recalls the events that led to the book.
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...