Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19990421
The author of two collections of poetry, Roderick Townley’s discusses his anthology of personal essays and poems by over two dozen American poets called Night Errands: How Poets Use Dreams. In this interview, Townley talks about the parallel language of dreams and poetry, and what he has learned about his craft from this exploration into the netherworld of dreams.
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...
Kansas City Literary Events