Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye has long been the poetry editor of the Texas Observer.

Remembering W.S. Merwin, Honorary Texan

by | Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 6:00 am CST


Meeting Edward Said at the Alamo

Meeting Edward Said at the Alamo BY NAOMI SHIHAB NYE ears ago, Edward Said telephoned my house from downtown San Antonio, only blocks away. He had just finished speaking to the World Affairs Council. “Don’t you think it’s time we … Read More


Plowshares in the City

a place to grow:voices and images of urban gardeners. Photography by Don Snyder. This is the book I would choose to drop from planes. Not over the rural countryside, which doesn’t need it as much, but over every congested cityscape … Read More