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Apr 26, 2014
Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series
Jamaica Plain, MA
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The 13th Annual Robert Creeley Award
Featured Poets:Naomi Shihab Nye
March 6, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, 38 Charter Road, Acton, MA
Naomi Shihab Nye is the winner of the 2013 Robert Creeley Award. She is the internationally acclaimed author and editor of over 20 volumes of of poetry and fiction, including the award-winning young adult novel Habibi. Ms. Nye's distinctions and awards include The Jane Addams Book Award, the International Reading Associationís Notable Book for a Global Society, four Pushcart Prizes, a Lavan Award from the Academy of American Poets, and a Guggenheim fellowship. Ms. Nye's Palestinian heritage, international teaching and living, and multicultural experiences as a child, adolescent, and adult have informed much of her work. She has led workshops as a poet in the schools for three decades.
Sponsored by Robert Creeley Foundation

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