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.
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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