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On The Air
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 19900323
Ramke won the Yale Younger Poets Award for THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY, his first book. Here he reads from THE EROTIC LIGHT OF GARDENS, which the poet calls "a bit harder edged, a bit gaudier\" than his earlier work.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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 her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
Guggenheim fellow Jericho Brown describes the joy he finds in writing poetry and how his work helps him examine his world as a gay black man. He talks about some of his poetic mentors—from Emily Dickinson to Alice Walker—and the lesson...