Catalog Number: 20131213, 20060315, 20020619, 20011114
Known for her vivid metaphors and the unabashed sensuality of her writing, Alice Friman’s honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, Zoo. In this public poetry reading she shares work from that book, as well as from her 2006 collection, The Book of the Rotten Daughter, in which she braves issues of death and aging with honesty and humor. Alice Friman also talks about her ealier collection Inverted Fire in this 1997 interview. Visit our Shop for a special package of Alice Friman's work.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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