Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20041222, 20031203
Writer Stephen Mitchell, whose celebrated versions of several mystical texts range from the Tao Te Ching to the Book of Job, talks about the artistic and spiritual motivation behind his work. He also reads from his recent book for young adults, Jesus, What He Really Said and Did, and his translation of the Bhagavad Gita.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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