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Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19931206
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES has called Lott "one of the most important and imaginative writers today.\" In his novel REED'S BEACH, Lott tells the story of a couple's attempt to recover from the death of their 7-year-old son in a hit-and-run car accident.
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 her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
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...