Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19880610, 19871225
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Maxine Kumin, talks about the challenges she faced as a woman writer in the 1950's and how she was able to turn her gender into an asset in the literary world. She reads from The Long Approach as well as discusses her New England horse farm and her friendship with the late Anne Sexton.
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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