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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19920925
Romtvedt's poetry collection A FLOWER WHOSE NAME I DO NOT KNOW was published as part of the 1992 National Poetry Series. Here Romtvedt reads his poems and talks about giving up his first-ever opportunity to be a professor in a creative writing program.
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...