Robert Bly - The National Book Award-winning poet plays the dulcimer and reads his poetry, as well a
Mary Joan Coleman - Colman reads from TAKE ONE BLOOD RED ROSE, a novel about the Appalachian region.
Brian Lloyd - Coleman reads from TAKE ONE BLOOD RED ROSE, a novel about the Appalachian region. Bria
Philip Dow - Dow reads from his published collections of poetry PAYING BACK THE SEA and POTLATCH. Do
Stanley Elkin - The National Book Critics Circle Award winner reads from THE DICK GIBSON SHOW, a nov
Gary Gildner - Gildner reads poems that reflect his own memories of childhood in post-war America.
Patricia Goedicke - Both Programs I & II feature Goedicke's poetry readings. In the second, she
Marilyn Hacker - In a public reading, Hacker, a National Book Award winner, recites poems from PRESE
Keith Harrison - Harrison, originally from Australia, also lived in Minnesota for 10 years. His poem
Carol Hebald - Hebald, an actress, fiction writer, and poet, reads the first two chapters of her nov
Carol Hebald - A continuation of Program I, Hebald, an actress, fiction writer, and poet, reads the
David Ignatow - This program includes Ignatow reading at Syracuse University.
Angela Jackson - Chicago poet Angela Jackson received an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Creativ
Audre Lorde - Audre Lorde discusses her ideas about poetry and her experiences in West Africa. She r
Mary McAnally - McAnally, a poet from Tulsa, has published WE WILL MAKE A RIVER and ABSENCE OF THE F
W.S. Merwin - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for CARRIER OF LADDERS, Merwin was recorded here at a pub
s from REPAIRS, which won the 1979 Devins Award.
Natalie Petesch - Petesch reads AFTER THE FIRST DEATH THERE IS NO OTHER, a story told in the voice o
Natalie Petesch - Petesch reads from her novel THE LONG HOT SUMMERS OF YASHA K, about the civil-righ
Kathleen Raine - Raine is a distinguished English poet and critic of the generation of Auden and Spe
HE TRAMP'S CUP, winner of the 1979 William Carlos Williams award from the Poetry Society of America.
Jerome Rothenberg - Rothenberg, author of many poetry books, including A SENECA JOURNAL and POLAND 1
Sonia Sanchez - This program was recorded inside Attica Prison in New York, where the poet and activ
Leslie Ullman - Ullman reads from NATURAL HISTORIES, the winner of the 1978 Yale Younger Poets Serie
Mark Vinz - Vinz, a poet, is author of WINTER PROMISES, LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, and RED RIVER BLUES.
Andrei Voznesensky - This is a recording of Voznesensky, the noted Russian poet, at a public reading
Mongane Wally-Serote - Wally-Serote, a South African poet who suffered under apartheid, reads from a
Ronnie Wathan - Wathan recites his own poetry and plays music on Irish bagpipes, a tin whistle, and
Sylvia Wheeler - Wheeler, a Midwestern poet, reads from THIS CAN'T GO ON FOREVER, a book of poems.
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