Words Under the Words

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Pub Date: 10/01/1994

Pages: 160

Publisher: The Eighth Mountain Press

Imprint: The Eighth Mountain Press

ISBN 13: 9780933377295

ISBN 10: 0933377290

Price: / $20.99 CAN$15.95

Category: POETRY / American / General

Words Under the Words

By Naomi Shihab Nye

Price: $15.95

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Paperback

About the Book

Words Under the Words gathers into a single volume the finest poems by one of the most exciting, accessible poets in America today. This long-awaited collection draws from Naomi Shihab Nye's three critically acclaimed books: Different Ways to Pray, Yellow Glove, and National Poetry Series winner, Hugging the Jukebox.

About the Book

Words Under the Words gathers into a single volume the finest poems by one of the most exciting, accessible poets in America today. This long-awaited collection draws from Naomi Shihab Nye's...

Author

Naomi Shihab Nye is the author and/or editor of more than thirty volumes including four collections of poetry from BOA Editions: Red Suitcase (1994), Fuel (1998), You & Yours (2005), and Transfer (2011). She has been a Lannan Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow and a Witter Bynner Fellow. Her numerous awards include a Lavan Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award from BOA, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, the Patterson Poetry Prize, the Robert Creeley Prize and the Betty Prize from Poets House for her service to poetry. In January 2010, Nye was elected to the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets. A self-described "wandering poet," she makes her home in San Antonio, Texas.