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Naomi Shihab Nye

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20050601, 20030115

Naomi Shihab Nye reads from her 2002 book 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East. A National Book Award finalist, this Arab-American poet's work is characterized by a quest for understanding and a celebration of the everyday in both cultures. A 2006 program along with parts one and two of a 2018 interview with Naomi Shihab Nye are also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Arab-American Poetry, Cultural Exchange | Interview Year: 2003 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: National Book Award Finalist |

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Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.