Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20100723
Co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Anne Waldman discusses her connection with the Beat Generation, the Naropa Institute (now University), and the development of her creative work over the past 35 years. She reads from her 2009 collection Manatee/Humanity and also talks about her current collaboration with her musician son, Ambrose Bye, with an excerpt from their 2009 compact disc, Matching Half.
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...
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