Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060412, 20050629
This second program with U.S. Poet Laureate and 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser features a combination of interview and public poetry reading, in which Kooser shares some of his family poems, old and new. He also talks about his Poetry Home Repair Manual and the use of memory in creating poetic works.
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, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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