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Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19960731
Poets and editors John Bradley and William Witherup discuss the book ATOMIC GHOST: POETS RESPOND TO THE NUCLEAR AGE. This anthology of works by over 100 poets around the world marks the significance of the atomic age on the modern psyche.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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 what inspired her exploration of the...
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...