*Author of several books including, Searching For the Source of Artistic Inspiration and How To Read A Poem and Fall in Love With Poetry (Harcourt Brace1999) and the forthcoming The Demon and The Angel (Harcourt Brace forthcoming in March 2002)
*Professor of Poetry at The University of Houston, Texas
Naomi Shihab Nye
*Poet from San Antonio, Texas
* Author of The Space Between Our Footsteps: Poems and Paintings from the Middle East, (Simon and Schuster 1998) and several poetry collections including Fuel (Boa Editions 1998.
Marisa De Los Santos
*Professor of Literature and Women's Studies, The University of Delaware
*Author, From the Bones Out (University of South Carolina Press 1999)
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