Interviewed by: Michelle Boisseau
Catalog Number: 20040915, 20040303
Linda Pastan, the former Poet Laureate of Maryland, reads from and discusses her works, The Last Uncle and Carnival Evening with fellow poet Michelle Boisseau. Pastan also talks about the changing role of women since her days at Yale in the 1950s, writing formal poetry, and drawing inspiration from vacation places.
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, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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