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On The Air
Interviewed by: James McKinley
Catalog Number: 19970616
A novelist honored with an American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award for literature, Wolitzer is a writer of domestic detail. She talks about this aspect of her novels with former NEW LETTERS editor James McKinley.
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...