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.
Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses what inspired her exploration of the...
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