Kelly CherryPoetry, Fiction, Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19981120
The author of over a dozen books, including poetry, novels and essays, Kelly Cherry reads from her collection of poetry, Death and Transfiguration. She talks with New Letters editor, Robert Stewart, about this book and her attempt to capture in words, not her own sense of loss, but the people behind the poetry, and about the significance of storytelling for everyone.
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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