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Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19970113
A Latina poet, essayist, and native of El Paso, Mora talks about the region she loves, the inspirations for her work, and how she began her literary life at the age of 40. She reads from her collection of poetry AGUA SANTA: HOLY WATER.
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...