Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet and anthologist and the acclaimed author of Habibi: A Novel and Sitti's Secrets, a picture book, which was based on her own experiences visiting her beloved Sitti in Palestine. Her book 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East was a finalist for the National Book Award. She has taught writing and worked in schools all over the world, including in Muscat, Oman. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.
About Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners:
Through her uncommon and unforgettable voice, an acclaimed poet and National Book Award finalist ("19 Varieties of Gazelle") offers readers peace, humor, inspiration, and solace in this volume of almost 100 original poems.