Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090925
Winner of the 2009 Elvira Cordero Cisneros Award, Linda Rodriguez talks about her debut poetry collection, Heart's Migration, which has been in the works for over 20 years. The award, which was founded by Sandra Cisneros to recognize exceptional writing talent and dedication to nurturing the creativity of others, is presented by the Macando Foundation. Linda Rodriguez also talks about her involvement with the Latino Writers Collective in Kansas City, where pieces of her manuscript were encouraged and developed.
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 from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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