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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19900616
A former nun, Gernes is now a feminist whose poems are largely about women and their experiences. Gernes reads from her collection WOMEN AT 40, and from a book of poems about New Zealand, where she was a Fulbright scholar.
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