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On The Air
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19930326
The Chicano writer and former Catholic priest reads from his book of poems CALENDER OF DUST, and talks about writing personal poems that draw from historical events.
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...