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Feminist Poets

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson, Michelle Boisseau, Albert Belg

Catalog Number: 20070302, 20030305, 20020306

This program pays tribute to some of the feminist poets of the last century who opened doors at publishing houses for the vast numbers of talented women writers today. Listen to excerpts from Pulitzer Prize winners Maxine Kumin and Carolyn Kizer, as well as MacArthur "genius" fellow Adrienne Rich. We'll also listen to the late Audre Lorde, who was the State Poet Laureate of New York when she died in 1992. 

| Subject Matter: Feminism | Interview Year: 2002 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: MacArthur Genius Fellow, State Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize |

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Jamel Brinkley

Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.