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Carolyn Kizer

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Catalog Number: 20010307, 20001018

In this Poets-At-Large reading in Kansas City, the grand dame of poetry, Carolyn Kizer, features her chapbook, Pro Femina, a long poem fifty years in the making! Find out about this Pulitzer Prize winning poet, who talks about the literary influences in her life and gives her views on literature for children. She also reads from her book, Cool, Calm, and Collected: Poems 1961-2000.

| Subject Matter: Literary Influences, Literature for Children | Interview Year: 2000 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize |

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