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Naomi Shihab Nye


USA flag (b.1952)

Naomi Shihab Nye, poet, editor, anthologist, is a recipient of writing fellowships from the Lannan and Guggenheim foundations. 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.

Genres: General Fiction
 
Novels
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Collections
   Different Ways to Pray (poems) (1980)
   On the Edge of the Sky (poems) (1981)
   Hugging the Jukebox (poems) (1982)
   Yellow Glove (poems) (1986)
   Travel Alarm (poems) (1992)
   The Children of Nigh (poems) (1993)
   The Words Under the Words (poems) (1994)
   Red Suitcase (poems) (1994)
   Fuel (poems) (1998)
   I Feel a Little Jumpy Around You (poems) (1999) (with Paul B Janeczko)
   Come with Me (poems) (2000)
   Mint Snowball (poems) (2001)
   19 Varieties of Gazelle (poems) (2002)
   A Maze Me (poems) (2005)
   You and Yours (poems) (2005)
   Honeybee (poems) (2008)
   Transfer (poems) (2011)
   What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur (2011) (with Jeanne DuPrau, Nikki Giovanni, John Green, Karen Hesse, Alexander McCall Smith, Joyce Carol Oates, Sofia Quintero and Jane Yolen)
   There Is No Long Distance Now (2011)
   Tender Spot (poems) (2015)
   The Tiny Journalist (poems) (2019)
   Cast Away (poems) (2020)
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Chapbooks
   Arabic Coffee (1986)
   Mint (1991)
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Picture Books
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