Feminist Poets: Past American VoicesPoetry
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson, Michelle Boisseau, Albert Belg
Catalog Number: 20200327, 20190315, 20160318, 20150306, 20070302, 20030305, 20020306
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 winners Maxine Kumin (1925-2014) and Carolyn Kizer (1925-2014), as well as MacArthur "genius" fellow Adrienne Rich (1929-2012). We'll also listen to the late Audre Lorde (1934-1992), who was the State Poet Laureate of New York when she died in 1992. To find more programs with these poets, search our Audio Archives.
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