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On The Air
Interviewed by: Tim Richards
Catalog Number: 19910426
Considered by many to be Nicaragua's premier prose writer, Ramirez was also vice president of Nicaragua until 1990. Here is Tim Richards' recording of Ramirez in Managua talking about the influences in his novel TO BURY OUR FATHERS.
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...