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Carolyn Kizer

Poetry

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Catalog Number: 19940509

Pulitzer Prize winner Carolyn Kizer shares her writing during a public reading in Tempe, Arizona. The feminist poet offers a personal look into her life and into her work while reading from her poetry collection Stories of My Life and her book of prose simply titled, Proses. Kizer details the advantages and disadvantages she faced being raised by two intellectual parents as well as the struggles she encountered as a woman scholar and poet. Kizer also shares how she responds to critics and her vision for a better world.

| Subject Matter: Feminism, Family, Childhood | Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Robert Frost Medal |

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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.