Nancy KricorianPoetry, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19981203
A published poet, Nancy Kricorian talks about her first novel, Zabelle, which is loosely based on her grandmother's survival of the Armenian genocide of 1915 and her subsequent immigration to America. Kricorian reads from the book and describes how she uses humor to tell this often serious story.
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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