Nye, Naomi Shihab, 1952-

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Naomi Shihab Nye, born 1952 of a Palestinian father and American mother, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, Jerusalem, and San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Trinity University (San Antonio, Tex.) in 1974 and is married to photographer Michael Nye. She has published several books of poetry, writings for children, and the young adult novel Habibi, and wrote as a columnist for Organica: A Magazine of Art and Activism. Nye has also worked as a visiting writer in schools at all grade levels. Her university teaching experience includes the University of California at Berkeley, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2001, Nye received a presidential appointment to the National Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has won several awards, including four Pushcart Prizes and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She was a National Book Award Finalist in 2002.

From the guide to the Naomi Shihab Nye Papers MS 159., 1894-2009 (bulk 1970-2008), (University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections)

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creatorOf Naomi Shihab Nye Papers MS 159., 1894-2009 (bulk 1970-2008) University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.
creatorOf Nye, Naomi Shihab. Naomi Shihab Nye papers, 1937-2008. University of Texas at San Antonio, John Peace Library (JPL)
creatorOf Naomi Shihab Nye Colle, 1992-1999 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
referencedIn Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Brandi, John. John Brandi papers, 1964-1999. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Biography -- Nye, Naomi. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn ARAB-AMERICAN POETRY: NAOMI SHIHAB NYE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Nye, Naomi Shihab. Naomi Shihab Nye Colle 1992-1999. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Amichai, Yehuda. Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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correspondedWith Brandi, John. person
associatedWith Stafford, William, 1914-1993 person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Trinity University (San Antonio, Tex.) corporateBody
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Saint Louis MI US
San Antonio TX US
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Women authors, American--20th century
Arab Americans--Texas
Poets, American--20th century
San Antonio Authors Collection
Women--Texas--San Antonio
Women poets--20th century
Women
Literary/Literature
Writers
ArabAmerican poetry
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Poets
Songwriters
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Birth 1952-03-12

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