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Naomi Shihab Nye Reads ‘Cinco de Mayo’ and Other Poems

When shaping verse, poet Naomi Shihab Nye reflects on her Palestinian heritage, family and the power of humanity. Nye discusses her most recent compilation of work, “Transfer,” and what inspires her to continue crafting thoughtful and expressive poems.


Transcript: Poet Naomi Shihab Nye: ‘Telling a Story Helped Us Figure Out Who We Were’ Watch an extended conversation with Naomi Shihab Nye below.

In this web exclusive, Naomi Shihab Nye reads more of her work.

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