Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090417, 20080418
Paul Muldoon, the new poetry editor for The New Yorker, talks about his own rejection from the magazine in his earlier days. This Irish author of ten collections of poetry reads from Horse Latitudes and Poems which include formal poems about made-up words along with tributes to musicians such as the Beatles and Warren Zevon. We’ll also hear some music from Muldoon’s own rock band, Rackett.
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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