Catalog Number: 20131213, 20060315, 20020619, 20011114
Known for her vivid metaphors and the unabashed sensuality of her writing, Alice Friman’s honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, Zoo. In this public poetry reading she shares work from that book, as well as from her 2006 collection, The Book of the Rotten Daughter, in which she braves issues of death and aging with honesty and humor. Alice Friman also talks about her ealier collection Inverted Fire in this 1997 interview. Visit our Shop for a special package of Alice Friman's work.
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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