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Naomi Shihab Nye's "Fundamentalism"

Naomi Shihab Nye (Arabic: نعومي شهاب ناي‎; born March 12, 1952) is a poetsongwriter, and novelist. She was born to a Palestinian father and an American mother. She began composing her first poem at the age of six and has published or contributed to over 30 volumes. Her works include poetry, young-adult fiction, picture books, and novels.[1] Although she calls herself a "wandering poet", she refers to San Antonio as her home. She says a visit to her grandmother in the West Bank village of Sinjil was a life-changing experience. Nye received the 2013 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature in honor of her entire body of work as a writer,[2] and in 2019 the Poetry Foundation designated her the Young People's Poet Laureate for the 2019–21 term.[3]


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