Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20040421, 19990623
A Diné (Navajo), Laura Tohe was born and raised on the Navajo Reservation in northern Arizona, and her life there is often reflected in her poetry. In this public reading, she includes poems from her chapbooks Making Friends With Water and No Parole Today.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. She reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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