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          August 7, 2024
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Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye is the current Young People’s Poet Laureate. She is the author and/or editor of more than 30 volumes. Her books of poetry include 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle EastA Maze Me: Poems for GirlsRed SuitcaseWords Under the WordsFuel, and You & Yours (a bestselling poetry book of 2006). Her recent novel for children, The Turtle of Oman, was chosen as both a Best Book of 2014 by the Horn Book and a 2015 Notable Children’s Book by the American Library Association. Naomi Shihab Nye is Professor of Creative Writing – Poetry at Texas State University. She lives in San Antonio, Texas. Her most recent collection is Everything Comes Next


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