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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19901207
Lee's book THE CITY IN WHICH I LOVE YOU was the 1990 Lamont Poetry selection. Here Lee reads from the work and recalls his father, whose life path took him from being Mao Tse-Tung's personal physician to working as a Christian evangelist.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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...
Guggenheim fellow Jericho Brown describes the joy he finds in writing poetry and how his work helps him examine his world as a gay black man. He talks about some of his poetic mentors—from Emily Dickinson to Alice Walker—and the lesson...