Al YoungPoetry Fiction Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19931122
Poet, novelist, and non-fiction writer Al Young discusses combatting black stereotypes and reads from his collection Heaven, which gathers poetry written between 1956 and 1990. A program with Al Young from 1986 as well as the first and second parts of a 2017 interview are available in our Audio Archives.
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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