Catalog Number: 19860822, 19850503
Miller Williams, the winner of the 1990 Poets' Prize, is a noted poet, editor, and translator. He published his first collection, Et Cetera, while getting his bachelor's degree in biology from Arkansas State University. He went on to obtain a masters in zoology and has taught at various universities both as a professor of biology and later English literature. He often draws from his varied background to inspire his many works. In this live reading recorded at Rockhurst University as part of the Midwest Poets Series, he reads 10 of his poems, including works from his 1983 book, The Boys on Their Bony Mules.
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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