New Letters
On The Air

Naomi Shihab Nye

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20180119

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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 from her book, Tender Spot, including her poem "Famous" that was turned into a picture book in 2015. She also talks about her award-winning novel, The Turtle of Oman, that deals with a child's attachment to place, and reads poetry from Honeybee and her 2018 collection, Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners.

| Interview Year: 2017 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction | Awards: Lannan Literary Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Pushcart Prize |

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