Interviewed by: Judy Ray
Catalog Number: 19861003
Knight began writing poetry in the 1960s when he was incarcerated at Indiana State Prison for armed robbery. Knight says of his work, "My major metaphor is prison. I think art is ultimately about freedom." This program features a live reading.
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, ...
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