Award-Winning Poet, Author, Writer Naomi Shihab Nye By Emy DiGrappa • May 10, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Naomi Listen Listening... / 26:36 Interview with Naomi Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet, songwriter, and novelist. She was born to a Palestinian father and American mother. Although she regards herself as a "wandering poet", she refers to San Antonio as her home. Related Program: ThinkWY RadioTags: NovelistWriterPoetAuthorNaomi Shihab Nye Related Content In Search Of The Murie Legacy In Grand Teton National Park With Gloria Baxter 2 years ago Award-Winning Author Andrew Solomon To Speak At UW 7 months ago New Book "Coal Wars" Examines Future Of Coal Country 7 months ago Author C.J. Box Reads From The Brand New Joe Pickett Novel, "Endangered" 8 months ago View the discussion thread.