Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20050803
British-born poet Simon Pettet moved to New York City in the 1970s and became a devotee of many artists in the movement dubbed as the New York School. He talks about the books that resulted from his collaboration with photographer Rudy Burkhardt, poet James Schuyler, and others. Pettet also reads from his own Selected Poems.
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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