Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070713
A fifth-generation Kansan whose poems and essays consider the openness and majesty of the prairie and its natural inhabitants, Low begins her two-year term as the second Poet Laureate of Kansas this July. A professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, she discusses the native influences on her work and reads from her most recent books, Words of a Prairie Alchemist and her New and Selected Poems.
Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis and is now a long-time resident of Texas with her husband, photographer Michael Nye. She discusses how her late father has impacted her ...
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