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.
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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