Interviewed by: Michael Pritchett
Catalog Number: 20041117
Author Mary Troy was born in Florissant, Missouri and later lived in south St. Louis—two different cities from which she drew upon to craft the vivid characters that populate the stories of her first collection, Joe Baker is Dead. Troy reads from this and from The Alibi Café, a second collection published by BkMk Press, which pulls from her experiences in St. Louis and Hawaii.
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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