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Archive of posts tagged Naomi Shihab Nye

A Library Talk, with Turtles

Naomi Shihab Nye’s newest novel, The Turtle of Oman, was just published, and Naomi is on the road talking about it. And writing poems about the experience.   Library Audience   There’s a gentle young man in a black shirt who didn’t listen very well when he was in middle school but wants to listen [...]

Visiting the 23rd Floor: Naomi Shihab Nye and Joshua McCune

We’re admiring 2012 Winter Storm Athena today (snow, rain, sleet) and catching up on very important publishing work (striking the word “romp” from catalog copy . . . that type of thing). And catching up on reporting about several exciting visits to the 23rd floor, too. Joshua McCune stopped by on October 17, as did [...]

Videos We Love

Watch Poet Nye: ‘Telling a Story Helped Us Figure Out Who We Were’ on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.     Naomi Shihab Nye is the author and editor of numerous collections of poetry for readers of all ages . There Is No Long Distance Now is a collection of  very short short stories. Naomi [...]

Visiting the 23rd Floor: Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye stopped by Greenwillow to meet Tu Anh (a fellow Texan), pick up some copies of There Is No Long Distance Now, talk about new projects (all we can say is WOW), and refuel (carrot soup) before her Academy of American Poets events. Naomi will be the keynote speaker up at Columbia University [...]

Videos we love . . .

Both Naomi Shihab Nye and Kevin Henkes were in town recently to speak at the Teachers College Summer Institutes up at Columbia University. Naomi premiered this video during her presentation to a packed house—enjoy! Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share [...]