Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19980907, 19980601
Exhibits and projects director at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Elizabeth Goldring has worked for nearly two decades on creating a visual language that will make it possible for the visually challenged to see. Her two books of poetry Laser Treatment and Without Warning reflect some of her own struggles with the loss of sight and her discovery that seeing often occurs more with the mind than the eyes.
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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