Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20081205
Kevin Prufer, the author of four collections of poetry, talks about why he’s drawn to the elegy, and reads from his books, including the 2008 National Anthem. A 2007 NEA Literature Fellow in Poetry, Prufer is also editor of Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing and serves on the board of directors for the National Book Critics Circle.
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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