Catalog Number: 20030709, 20000405, 19991013
The Flannery O’Connor Professor of Letters at the esteemed Writers’ Work-shop of the University of Iowa, Bell has significantly influenced contemporary American poetry, not just through his teaching and writing, but also through his work as an editor and critic. In this public poetry reading, he presents a variety of works from love poetry to pieces from his radical collection, The Book of the Dead Man, and shares stories about his craft.
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...
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