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.
Patricia Smith is the author of seven poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful poet in the competition's history. In part one of this conversation, she reads from her recent book, ...
Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, discuss their recent collections along with their origins and influences, and talk about how dreaming affects their poetry. Bar-Nadav, co-editor of ...
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