Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070323
The author of three collections of poetry and co-author of the popular textbook, Writing Poems, Michelle Boisseau talks about her poetry collections, including her newest Trembling Air. Her often tender, elegiac poems capture moments of personal reflection. Boisseau also discusses the important literary influences of the women writers George Eliot and Emily Dickinson. Programs with Michelle Boisseau from 1996, 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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