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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.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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