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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19971110
The Irish-born author talks about his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, ANGELA'S ASHES, which details not only the poverty of his childhood, but how he learned to appreciate a good story.
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...