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Join Carlye Archibeque as she talks to Naomi Shihab Nye bout her new book


Naomi Shihab Nye lives in San Antonio, Texas. Her Fall 2011 books are
TRANSFER (poems) and THERE IS NO LONG DISTANCE NOW (very short
stories). Earlier books include You & Yours, Going Going, A Maze Me,
Honeybee, 19 Varieties of Gazelle; Poems of the Middle East , a
National Book Award finalist in 2002, Come with Me: Poems for a
Journey, Fuel, Red Suitcase and Habibi ,a novel for teens which won 6
Best Book awards. She has edited eight anthologies of poetry for young
readers, including This Same Sky , The Tree is Older than You Are, The
Space Between our Footsteps: Poems & Paintings from the Middle East and
What Have You Lost? A visiting writer for many years all over the
world, she has been a Lannan Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow and a Library
of Congress Witter Bynner Fellow. Currently she is a Chancellor of the
Academy of American Poets.

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