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Carolyn Kizer

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Catalog Number: 19940627

In this continuation of a public reading in Tempe, Arizona, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Carolyn Kizer reads from her book, Proses as well as from Stories of My Life, one of her collections of poetry. A feminist poet herself, Kizer details the struggles women poets endure such as a desire to be shameless and a need to spare everyone’s feelings. Kizer also shares how her parents’ influenced her to become a poet.

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

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