Interviewed by: David Ray
Catalog Number: 19810518
The poet, writer, critic, editor, and educator Dave Smith reads a selection of his poetry, including excerpts from the six-part title poem of his book Homage to Edgar Allan Poe.
| Subject Matter: Classic Literature, Edgar Allan Poe, Literary Influences | Interview Year: 1981 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Lyndhurst Fellowship, Virginia Prize in Poetry, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award in Poetry |
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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