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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950410
Among the most erudite of contemporary poets, Hollander has strong opinions about what does and does not make a poem. The Yale professor once won the Yale Younger Poets Award and is now an anthologizer of note.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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, ...
Guggenheim fellow Jericho Brown describes the joy he finds in writing poetry and how his work helps him examine his world as a gay black man. He talks about some of his poetic mentors—from Emily Dickinson to Alice Walker—and the lesson...