"Fuel" by Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye | San Antonio, Texas
A featured poet at the Comfort Quarterly Poetry Event, Spring 2019
A collection of poems that find meaning in a world where we are "so tired of meaning nothing", "Fuel" covers topics ranging from the border families of southern Texas, to small ferns and forgotten books, to Jews and Palestinians in the Middle East.
Naomi Shihab Nye, poet, editor, anthologist, is a recipient of writing fellowships from the Lannan and Guggenheim foundations. She is the Poetry Foundation's Young People's Poet Laureate, serving from 2019 to 2021, and is currently the Poetry Editor for New York Times Magazine. Nye’s work has been featured on PBS poetry specials including NOW with Bill Moyers, The Language of Life with Bill Moyers, and The United States of Poetry. She has traveled abroad as a visiting writer on three Arts America tours sponsored by the United States Information Agency. In 2001 she received a presidential appointment to the National Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.
Paperback: 65 pages
Publication Date: June 1, 1998
Product Dimensions: 0.41" H x 9.06" L x 6.18" W
Shipping Weight: 0.47 lbs