Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19990210, 19980622
The author of In the Blood, winner of the Morse Poetry Prize, and Cortege: Poems, a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Lambda Literary Award, Phillips' newest book From the Devotions is hailed by critics as his best yet. This collection continues Phillips' exploration of the romantic landscape of desire. He reads from his work and talks about his poetry.
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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