Naomi Shihab Nye, 34th Annual ODU Literary Festival

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Featured Participant

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The George M. and Linda H. Kaufman Theatre at the Chrysler Museum

Author/Artist Bio

Naomi Shihab Nye is the author and/or editor of more than 25 volumes. Her books of poetry include 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East (a finalist for the National Book Award), A Maze Me: Poems for Girls, Red Suitcase, Words Under the Words, Fuel, and You & Yours. Her poems for young adults, Honeybee, won the 2008 Arab American Book Award in the children’s/young adult category. Two new books are forthcoming in winter 2012: There Is No Long Distance Now (a collection of very short stories) and Transfer (a book of poetry and prose).


Nye read on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.


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