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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19961230
Dunn talks about his movement from basketball to poetry and how a "lie\" he told on NPR led to writing an essay. He also reads from his two latest books, WALKING LIGHT and LOOSESTRIFE.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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...
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...