UHV/ABR Reading Series: Naomi Shihab Nye
- When:Thursday, January 31, 2013, noon to 1 p.m.
- Where:University of Houston-Victoria, 3007 N. Ben Wilson, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)
The public is invited to a reading by author/musician Naomi Shihab Nye, sponsored by University of Houston-Victoria and the American Book Review.
DATE: Thursday 1/31/2013
TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)
Books by Nye will be available for sale and signing.
Nye is an award-winning poet, novelist and songwriter. Her work gives voice to her experience as an Arab American through poems about heritage and peace that overflow with a humanitarian spirit. Born to a Palestinian father and an American mother, she has lived in Palestine and Israel. She now resides in San Antonio. Nye is the author of numerous books of poems, including You and Yours, which received the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award. She also has written 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East, Fuel, Red Suitcase and Hugging the Jukebox.
Different Ways to Pray (1980)
Hugging the Jukebox (1982)
Yellow Glove (1986)
Red Suitcase (1994)
19 Varieties of Gazelle (2002)
You & Yours (2005)
Habibi (novel, 1999)