Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19870612
Viereck won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1949 for TERROR AND DECORUM. Here he reads from his epic poem 20 years in the making, ARCHER IN THE MARROW. The poem follows humankind from the temptation of Adam through Auschwitz death camps to modern times.
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...
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