Catalog Number: 20080711, 20070309
Known for her poetry that is linguistically brash, playful and dazzling, this National Book Award finalist's public reading at the Midwest Poets Series at Rockhurst University lives up to that description. Suggestive and often humorous, Heather McHugh, a writer-in-residence for the University of Washington in Seattle, reads from her collections Hinge and Sign: Poems 1968-93 and Eyeshot, along with some new works that challenge the standard assumptions of English grammar and syntax.
This program pays tribute to the past American voices of feminist poets from the last century, who opened doors at publishing houses for the vast numbers of talented women writers today. Listen to excerpts from Pulitzer Prize winne...
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