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Colleen J. McElroy
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950220
This Seattle poet reads from WHAT MADNESS BROUGHT ME HERE. She discusses her book about storytelling in Madagascar, and about the evolution that took her from writing poems about her childhood St. Louis neighborhood to traveling the world.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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 h...
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...