by Naomi Shihab Nye
Here's a short overview of her life and work, with links to some of her other famous (pun intended) poems.
All the made-for-the-front-pages-gossip on Nye's life. (Actually, it's pretty tame.)
Here Nye chats with Bill Moyers about life after September 11th as an Arab-American.
This isn't quite the cinematic montage we imagined in our "Setting" section, but it's a pretty good version of the poem.
Naomi Shihab Nye reads her poem "One Boy Told Me" (with an introduction from Garrison Keillor) and reminds us that we are all poets.
This one's long, but worthwhile.
Dying to know what she looks like?
A collection of Nye's poetry, featuring "Famous," and the words under it.
A recent publication of Nye's short stories, just in case you're peaky for prose.
A collection of poems for girls.