Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090522, 20080104
The author of After the Lost War: A Narrative about the Confederate soldier and poet Sydney Lanier, Andrew Hudgins’s most recent book, Ecstatic in the Poison is a lyrical look at middle-class America. Hudgins, who teaches at Ohio State University, still bears the marks of his Southern Baptist military upbringing in his work. He reads from his poetry and talks about the writing life.
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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