Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20050608
A prolific and plainspoken voice of Midwestern American poetry, John Knoepfle explored the depths of his ancestors’ losses in the Irish Potato Famine, resulting in his twelfth book, Prayer Against Famine and Other Irish Poems. It was published BkMk Press, when he was 81. He reads from this new book and reflects on his long career in this interview with New Letters magazine editor Robert Stewart.
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 her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
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