Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19910308
Edward Hirsch won the National Book Critics Circle Award for his second book of poems, Wild Gratitude. In this program, he reads from The Night Parade and talks about writing poems that are formal and conversational at the same time. A 2017 program with Edward Hirsch is also available in our Audio Archives.
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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