Naomi Shihab NyePoetry
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. Programs with Naomi Shihab Nye from 2006 and 2018 are also available in our audio archives.
The second half of this reading by Kansas Poets Laureate, Past and Present, begins with Wyatt Townley (2013-15), who introduces the Kansas Poet Laureate she followed, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg (20...
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