Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20040421, 19990623
A Diné (Navajo), Laura Tohe was born and raised on the Navajo Reservation in northern Arizona, and her life there is often reflected in her poetry. In this public reading, she includes poems from her chapbooks Making Friends With Water and No Parole Today.
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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