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On The Air
Interviewed by: James McKinley
Catalog Number: 19930910
Offutt's memoir at age 34, THE SAME RIVER TWICE, has been called by one critic "road autobiography at its Kerouacian best.\" Offut reads from his book and reflects on his Appalachian upbringing and work as a dishwasher and traveling carnival employee.
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...