Poet Paul Hunter reads some of his poems.
Poet Gregory Djanikian reads some of his poems.
Poet Gregory Djanikian reads his poem 'Geography Lesson' and others, reflecting his examination of history, place and heritage.
Poet Gregory Djanikian, director of the creative writing program at the University of Pennsylvania, reads a poem about how immigrants "might contribute to the great melting pot of the English language."…
Poet Jack Prelutsky reads some of his poems.
Jack Prelutsky was born in 1940 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and grew up in the Bronx. After working various jobs -- folk singer, cab driver, furniture and piano mover, fruit picker and janitor -- Prelutsky began writing poetry at age 24…
Poet Natasha Trethewey reads some of her poems.
Natasha Trethewey won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2007 for her book, "Native Guard," written about her mother and black Civil War soldiers on the Mississippi coast. From the collection, she reads the poem, "Myth," along with other works.
Natasha Trethewey recently won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her work about black Civil War soldiers on the Mississippi coast. She discusses the collection, as well as her personal ties to the Gulf Coast with the NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown.
Poet Ghassan Zaqtan reads some of his poems.
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