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Carolyn Kizer

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Catalog Number: 19820514

In this public reading, furnished by The Watershed Foundation of Washington D.C., Carolyn Kizer reads selections from three of her poetry collections, Knock Upon Silence, Midnight Was My Cry, and The Ungrateful Garden. In addition to sharing her work, Kizer explains the inspiration behind some of her poems, which include her childhood and close relationship with her mother.

| Subject Matter: Childhood, Family | Interview Year: 1982 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Robert Frost Medal |

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