Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20050119, 20030423
The only poet to twice win the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Award, Albert Goldbarth talks about his work and reads from the book that captured the second award, Saving Lives. The author of more than 20 collections of poetry and several essays, this Wichita, Kansas based writer’s work is a quirky mesh of ancient history, pop culture, the profane and the holy.
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...
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