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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19980316
Women's experiences, past and present, real and invented, fill the pages of EVE, the debut collection of poetry by Annie Finch. Known for her passionate belief in formalism, Finch explores various obscure poetic forms in a playful way.
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...