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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19980316
Swenson reads from her collection of poetry THE LANDLADY IN BANGKOK, which reflects her experiences in Southeast Asia where she travels each year and writes freelance for various publications, including THE WALL STREET JOURNAL and THE NEW YORK TIMES.
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 her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
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...