Naomi Shihab Nye

her books of poetry include, 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East , A Maze Me: Poems for Girls , Red Suitcase, Words Under the Words, Fuel, and You & Yours (a best selling poetry book of 2006).  Other works include seven prize winning poetry anthologies for young readers, including This Same Sky, The Space Between Our Footsteps: Poems & Paintings from the Middle East, and What Have You Lost?  Her work has been presented on National Public Radio on A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer’s Almanac.  She has been featured on two PBS poetry specials: “The Language of Life with Bill Moyers” and “The United States of Poetry.”