Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19961111
Michelle Boisseau is a poet whose intricate work deals with language and its connection to our basic concept of good and evil. In this program, she reads from Understory, her second book of poetry, which won the Samuel Morse Prize. Programs with Michelle Boisseau from 2007, 2010, and 2017 are also 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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