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.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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