Interviewed by: David Ray
Catalog Number: 19930813, 19801013
Peter Taylor won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel, A Summons to Memphis. He is known for his stories of urban middle-class life in the South. In this program he reads "Three Heroines," a story written in what Taylor calls "broken-line prose."
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, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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