Hard Hat Reading: Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye—prolific author, editor, and Young People’s Poet Laureate—reads her mentor William Stafford’s “A Bird Inside a Box” and two recent poems of her own.
This event is part of the ongoing Hard Hat Reading Series, featuring poetry readings by members of the Poets House community.
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