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Maxine Kumin

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19880610, 19871225

The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Maxine Kumin, talks about the challenges she faced as a woman writer in the 1950's and how she was able to turn her gender into an asset in the literary world. She reads from The Long Approach as well as discusses her New England horse farm and her friendship with the late Anne Sexton. 

| Subject Matter: Gender, Feminism, Anne Sexton | Interview Year: 1987 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Consultant in Poetry to Library of Congress |

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