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.
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 what inspired her exploration of the...
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