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.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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