American Women -- Poetry

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AZ0017 Sound poetry of Lily Greenham / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian

Lily Greenham (1924-2001) has made her reputation all over Europe as one of the most effective...

Greenham, Lily., Women poets, Concrete poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Sound poetry KPFA, Oct. 11, 1972
AZ0079 KPFA poetry festival (1977) / recorded by Randy Thom and Doug Maisel.

KPFA Poetry Festival May 14, 1977. From the folio: "On Saturday, May 14, U.C.'s S.U.P.E.R.B....

KPFA Poetry Festival 1977, Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-, Cody, Fred., Hawkins, Bobbie Louise., Harris, Jana, 1947-, Henderson, David, 1942-, Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949-, Bly, Robert., Schwartz, Max, Dorn, Edward., Kyger, Joanne., MacAdams, Lewis., Ortiz, Simon J., 1941-, Cruz, Victor Hernandez, 1949-, Reed, Ishmael, 1938-, Alta, 1942-, McClure, Michael., McClure, Michael. Beard, Soldofsky, Alan., Poetry reading, Beat generation -- Poetry, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 17, 1977
AZ0456 Judy Grahn reads her poetry

Edited tape of a reading by poet Judy Grahn of new work at the San Francisco Women's Building on...

Feminism, Poetry, Modern -- 20th century., Women poets, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 29, 1980
AZ0457 Feminist poetry reading / Grace Paley.

Grace Paley (December 11, 1922 - August 22, 2007), feminist writer, reads poetry at the San...

Women authors, Poetry, Modern -- 20th century., Feminism, Feminist poetry reading / Grace Paley., Women poets, Paley, Grace., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 29, 1980.
AZ0498 Writer's talk / Mary Oppen, Rachel Blau Duplessis, Anita Barrows, Frances Jaffer ; produced by Norma Smith.

A conversation with four women authors, Mary Oppen, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Anita Barrows, and...

Oppen, Mary, 1908-1990, DuPlessis, Rachel Blau, Barrows, Anita., Jaffer, Frances., Women authors, Writer's talk / Mary Oppen, Rachel Blau Duplessis, Anita Barrows, Frances Jaffer ; produced by Norma Smith., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Aug. 16, 1980.
AZ0512.03 Alice Walker reads poetry: Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning / Alan Soldofsky

Alice Walker, Black woman poet and novelist, reads from her new book of poetry "Good night,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Soldofsky, Alan., African American women authors, Women writers KPFA, 9 Nov. 1979.
AZ0512.04 Woman Poet anthology reading / produced by Alan Soldofsky (Part 1 only)

Woman Poet West: the first part of a two-part program featuring excerpts of a reading done in...

Poetry, Modern -- 20th century., Women poets, Griffin, Susan., Gilbert, Sandra M., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Dallman, Elaine, 1935-2010, Fraser, Kathleen, 1935- KPFA, October 17, 1980
AZ0642.12 Majority report, December 4, 1982: Barbara Christian

Barbara Christian (1943 - 2000) delivers a speech as part of the lecture series on "Gender...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000, African American women poets, Stanford University. Center for Research on Women KPFA, Dec. 4, 1982
AZ1008 Laurie Anderson on her music / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian

Noted experimental musician Laurie Anderson discusses her music, the development of ideas, and...

Anderson, Laurie, 1947-, Musicians -- Personal narratives., Experimental music., Amirkhanian, Charles., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 11 Mar. 1979. Probably first broadcast April 7 or 8, 1979.
AZ1072 Feminist Perspectives on Pornography Conference (1978): Kathleen Barry and Susan Griffin

Lilia Medina opens the first session of the Feminist Perspectives on Pornography Conference,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Barry, Kathleen., Griffin, Susan., Women poets, Women Against Violence in Pornography & Media (U.S.), Women authors, Pornography -- Analysis., Pornography. KPFA, ca. November, 1978?
AZ1084 Wanda Coleman interviewed by Opal Palmer Adisa

Poet Opal Palmer Adisa interviews writer/poet Wanda Coleman, author of Mad Dog, Black Lady,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Coleman, Wanda., Adisa, Opal Palmer, 1954-, African American women poets, California--Poetry KPFA, ca. 1993.
AZ1095 Marge Piercy: reading and thoughts

Marge Piercy, poet and novelist, reads her poems and talks about poetry. She announces she has...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Piercy, Marge., Women poets, Women writers KPFA, 1976
AZ1110 Adrienne Rich reading her poetry

Adrienne Rich reads and comments on her poems at the First Unitarian Church in San Francisco, CA...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Lesbian poets KPFA, August 1, 1974.
AZ1127 Alice Walker reads Fame from her book You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down / Karla Tonella

Alice Walker reads her short story "Fame" from her book of short stories, "You Can't Keep a Good...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Walker, Alice, 1944-, Tonella, Karla., African American women authors, Lee, Susanne KPFA, June 30, 1981
AZ1144 Poetry from Violence (Edited) / Glide Memorial Church, San Francisco

Poetry from Violence (edited version), a poetry reading in conjunction with the San Francisco...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Dahlen, Beverly, Felsenfeld, Rosella, Wong, Nellie., Lonidier, Lynn, Loyd, Edith Grantham, 1936-, Women poets, Glide Memorial United Methodist Church (San Francisco, Calif.), Domestic violence KPFA, ca. November 19, 1976
AZ1146 Susan Griffin and Nellie Wong at the Feminist Perspectives on Pornography conference

Susan Griffin, poet, playwright and author, and Nellie Wong, poet and activist, read on the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Griffin, Susan., Wong, Nellie., Women poets, Women Against Violence in Pornography & Media (U.S.), Pornography -- Analysis., Pornography. KPFA, ca. Nov. 17, 1978.
AZ1333 Diane di Prima reads

Radio Free People presents poet Diane di Prima reads chapter of an upcoming prose book ...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Di Prima, Diane, St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.). Poetry Project KPFA, July 3, 1971.
AZ1334 Festival of Underground Poetry: Diane di Prima

Beat poet Diane di Prima reads excerpts from her book "The Calculus of Variation" at the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Di Prima, Diane, Poetry -- Women authors. ca. Oct. 10, 1971
AZ1341 Judy Grahn and Grace Paley at the Women's Building

Poet and activist Judy Grahn and author Grace Paley speak at the Benefit for War Resisters...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Paley, Grace., War Resisters League, San Francisco Women's Building KPFA, June 28, 1980.
AZ1421 Marianne Moore reads "Spenser's Ireland"

Poet Marianne Moore reads her poem "Spenser's Ireland."

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972, Women poets KPFA, unknown.
AZ1661 Women poets reading at Cody's Bookstore (Part 1 only)

Women's poetry reading sponsored by the Berkeley Poets Commune, at Cody's Bookstore on...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women poets, Koolish, Lynda, Griffin, Susan., Gravelle, Barbara, Lance, Jeanne KPFA, June 26, 1972
AZ1668 The poetry of Joanna Brouk, Felicia Miller, and Lauren Pillsbury

The poetry of Joanna Brouk, Felicia Miller and Lauren Pillsbury, interspersed with music by...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Brouk, Joanna, 1949, Miller Frank, Felicia, 1952-, Pillsbury, Lauren, Women poets KPFA, December 25, 1972
AZ1672 Poet Rosalie Moore reads her work

Bay Area poet Rosalie Moore (1910-2000) reads from her work and talks about her life. Poems read...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Moore, Rosalie, 1910-2000, Women poets KPFA, ca. June 20, 1977.
AZ1695 Judy Grahn: Poetry and interview

Laura Knowles interviews poet, writer and author Judy Grahn (1940 - ). Grahn talks about her...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Women poets, Lesbian poets KPFA, May 3, 1980
BB1656 Lilian Westphal reads selections from European literature

The distinguished Swiss actress in a program of readings in German and English. Miss Westphal...

Swiss literature (German), Morgenstern, Christian, 1871-1914., Bilingual materials -- English/German., Poetry, German., Dürrenmatt, Friedrich, Westphal, Lilian, 1926-1997, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Literary readings (Radio programs) KPFA, February 2, 1967
BB1854.02 New writers forum: November 16, 1967 (Episode 2 of 7)

New writers forum Episode 2 of 7. Robert Duncan presides in a program of readings from the 1964...

Borregaard, Ebbe., Kyger, Joanne., Duncan, Robert Lipscomb, 1927-, Poetry., New writers forum., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Dull, Harold, Stanley, George, 1934- KPFA, 13 Jan. 1968
BB1854.03 New writers forum: December 28, 1967 (Episode 3 of 7)

New writers forum Episode 3 of 7. Laura Ulewicz (May 18, 1930 - October 5, 2007) presides in a...

Hackett, J.W., Anderson, William., Ulewicz, Laura., Pomy-Vega, Janine., Norbert, Mary., Poetry., New writers forum., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 28, 1967
BB1854.05 New writers forum: March 28, 1968 (Episode 5 of 7)

New writers forum Episode 5 of 7. Lew Welch and Phillip Whalen preside over a program of poetry...

Cuddy, Terrence., Welch, Lew., Whalen, Philip., Meltzer, David., Upton, Charles., Poetry., New writers forum., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 28, 1968.
BB1854.06 New writers forum: May 23, 1968 (Episode 6 of 7)

New writers forum Episode 6 of 7. Kenneth Rexroth hosts a program of young poets reading their...

Turpin, Jon., Saffran, Paul., Schwartz, Stephen., Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982, Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949-, Moore, Larry, 1942-, Tinker, Carol, 1940-, Poetry., New writers forum., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 23 May 1968
BB1854.07 New writers forum: June 10, 1968 (Episode 7 of 7)

New writers forum Episode 7 of 7 (appeared as "Poets Theater" in folio). George...

Hitchkock, George., Tate, James, 1943-, Matson, Lucia., Bruce, Lennart., Poetry., New writers forum., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 10 June 1968
BB1910 Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones poetry reading

This is a recording of the session during which Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)...

Poets, Black, African American poets, The Negro writer in United States conference -- Asilomar, California -- 1964, University of California, Berkeley. University Extension, Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 KPFA, 3 Oct. 1964.
BB1922 Marianne Moore at Berkeley.

Poet Marianne Moore (1887 - 1972) speaks to and reads her poems to an audience at the University...

Poetry., Women poets, Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 19 Nov. 1957.
BB1989.01 Lenore Kandel and Stephen Vincent; introduced by Dave Gitty

POETS THEATRE / Lenore Kandel and Stephen Vincent read their own work. Miss Kandel also reads a...

Vincent, Stephen, 1941-, Kandel, Lenore, Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Poetry reading, Straight Theater, Lawal, Babatunde, 1942- KPFA, September 17, 1968
BB2018 Sappho / read by Beryl Grafton

Sappho. The lyrics of the Greek poetess born between 615-612 BC are read by Beryl Grafton,...

Poetry, Ancient., Women poets, Sappho, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Poetry reading KPFA, February 27, 1968
BB2709.04 Sonia Sanchez / interviewed by David Henderson. (Episode 4 of 4)

Sonia Sanchez (1934 - ), poet and co-founder of the Black Studies department at San Francisco...

Sanchez, Sonia, 1934-, Literature., African American women poets, Henderson, David, 1942-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 24 Jan. 1969
BB3344 Poems / written and read by Muriel Rukeyser.

Poet reads selections of her own work. pt.1. Song -- pt.2. Are you born -- pt.3. Haying before...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-, Women poets WBAI, 19 Oct. 1962.
BB3374 Oh, taste and see / Denise Levertov

OH, TASTE AND SEE / Denise Levertov. - Poet reads selections of her work.- RECORDED: at the...

Poetry., Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997, Women artists, Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 2 Mar. 1965.
BB3412 A thousand years of Vietnamese poetry / translated and read by Robin Morgan and Nguyen Ngoc Bich

A Thousand Years Of Vietnamese Poetry was an evening of poetry translated and read by Robin...

Nguyễn, Ngọc Bích, 1937-, Poetry, Vietnamese., Poetry reading, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, May 19, 1967
BB3448 The Seasons of time: Tanka poetry of Japan / moderated by Ellen Jaffe

Mrs. Virginia Baron, editor, and Mr. Yasuhide Kobashi, illustrator, discuss their anthology of...

Kobashi, Yasuhide., Baron, Virginia Olsen., Jaffe, Ellen., Poetry, Japanese., Calligraphy, Japanese, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Waka WBAI, June 19, 1968
BB3657 Poet May Swenson reads from her book To Mix With Time

Poet May Swenson (1913-1989) reads selections from her forthcoming book of new and selected...

Poetry., Swenson, May., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 7 Sept. 1962.
BB3788.12 Conversation with June Jordan / interviewed by Julius Lester.

Julius Lester speaks with poet and activist June Jordan (introduced as June Meyer, b. July 9,...

Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Lester, Julius., African American women poets, African American women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 Sept. 1968.
BB3804.01 Anne Sexton reads at the Poetry Center

Anne Sexton reads some of her work before an audience at the Poetry Center of the 92nd St. YM-...

Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974, Poetry., Women poets, Poetry reading, Poetry Center of the 92nd Street YM-YWHA (New York, N.Y.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, May 11, 1965.
BB3804.02 Marianne Moore reads at the Poetry Center

In this program, the well-known American poet, Marianne Moore, reads from her work before an...

Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972, Poetry., Women poets, Poetry reading, Poetry Center of the 92nd Street YM-YWHA (New York, N.Y.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, April 8, 1965.
BB3804.09 May Swenson reads at the Poetry Center

This is a recording of May Swenson (1913 - 1989) reading from her own work at the YM-YWHA Poetry...

Swenson, May., Poetry., Women poets, Poetry reading, Poetry Center of the 92nd Street YM-YWHA (New York, N.Y.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, August 12, 1966.
BB3804.11 Jean Garrigue reads at the Poetry Center

Poet Jean Garrigue (1912 - 1972), author of five volumes of poetry, including the recently...

Garrigue, Jean, 1912-1972., Poetry., Women poets, Poetry reading, Poetry Center of the 92nd Street YM-YWHA (New York, N.Y.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978 WBAI, March 28, 1965.
BB3895 Poetry occasional: two lady poets

Poetry reading. Henrietta Weigel and Helene Mullins are two lady poets who share much in common...

Literary readings (Radio programs), Women poets, Mullins, Helene, 1899-1991, Weigel, Henrietta, 1906-1981, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, April 18, 1968
BB3945 Elizabeth Sargent reads her poems

The poet reads from her books, The Love Poems of Elizabeth Sargent, and The African Boy. Miss...

Poetry -- Women authors., Sargent, Elizabeth, 1930-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, July 23, 1969
BB3974 Poems from uppity women / produced by Karen Lindsey

A reading of poems by feminists Robin Morgan, Jean Tepperman, Lynn Strongin and Martha Shelley....

Feminist literature., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Morgan, Robin, 1941-, Tepperman, Jean., Strongin, Lynn, Shelley, Martha WBAI, April 25, 1970; October 29, 1970
BB4045 Emily Dickinson's letters / by Thomas Wentworth Higginson; read by Samuel Charters

A reminiscence by Thomas Wentworth Higginson from The Atlantic Monthly for October 1891,...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911., Women authors -- Biography., Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Charters, Samuel, 1929-2015 WBAI, circa July 1963
BB4621 Jehovah's child : the case of Deena Metzger

Excerpts from a press conference that was held on Wednesday, September 17, 1969 concerning the...

Censorship., Authors, American., Metzger, Deena., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 19 Sept. 1969.
BB4829 I'm a woman-- W-O-M-A-N

Special program for International Women's Day. Includes conversation, music, and poetry by...

Women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, International Women's Day, Feminist poetry KPFK, ca. 8 Mar. 1970.
BB5133 Sadie and Maude / Jeanette Henderson and Linda Taylor

In this program of poetry, discussion and music dedicated to Angela Davis, two young Black women...

Henderson, Jeanette., Women, Black -- Personal narratives., Poets, Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African American women poets, African Americans--Civil rights--History KPFK, 8 Feb. 1971.
BB5145 Marianne Moore : reading at the University of Texas.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Marianne Moore (1887 - 1972) reads her own works at the University...

Marianne Moore : reading at the University of Texas., Poetry., Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972, Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 4 Feb. 1971?.
BB5342 Diane Wakoski, poet.

Poet Diane Wakoski reads selections from her recent work. The poems she reads are With Words, I...

Wakoski, Diane., Poetry, Modern -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1970.
BC0108 Men thought to be the enemy / Alta ; interviewed by Eleanor Sully.

Alta (1942 - ) reads a prose piece accompanied by flutist Curly Hummingbird. Presented by...

Sully, Eleanor., Alta, 1942-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women poets KPFA, 8 Mar. 1971.
BC0175 Poet Karen Stanley reads her work.

Karen Stanley, 23-year-old Bay Area poet, reads selections of her work. Stanley was born and...

Poetry., Women poets, Karen Stanley., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 31 May 1971.
BC0233 Two poets read / Sotere Torregian and Diane Di Prima.

Poets Sotère Torregian and Diane Di Prima read their poems at a benefit performance for Heirs...

Torregian, Sotere., Poetry., Two poets read / Sotere Torregian and Diane Di Prima., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Di Prima, Diane KPFA, 2 Aug. 1971.
BC0389 On Sylvia Plath

Actresses Sondra Lowell, Jay MacIntosh, Juliana McCarthy, Constance Pfeiffer, Judith Roberts,...

Poetry., Women authors, Hardwick, Elizabeth., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Plath, Sylvia KPFK, 1 Oct. 1971.
BC0416 Annette Hayn reads her poems.

Poet Annette Hayn, a winner of the New School's 1969 Bernice Kavinoky Isaacson Award, reads...

Poetry -- Women authors., Hayn, Annette, 1922-2004, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1 Dec. 1969.
BC0417 Poems of Joyce Peseroff.

Joyce Peseroff reads selections from her work. She is a former student of Queens College, winner...

Poetry -- Women authors., Peseroff, Joyce, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 30 Nov.1969.
BC0418 Poems of Janet Sage.

Janet Redemann Sage reads her poetry, including several from her first collection entitled...

Poetry -- Women authors., Redemann Sage, Janet, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 27 Feb. 1970.
BC0453.03 Women in the arts III (Episode 3 of 5)

Faith Wilding and Chris Rush discuss the New Feminist Poetry, poetry that comes out of the women...

Wilding, Faith., Rush, Chris., Art, American -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century, Women in the arts., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Feminist poetry KPFK, 15 Nov. 1971.
BC0477 Alta performing at the League of Academic Women's Benefit.

Poet Alta (1942 - ) reads selections of her works at a benefit for the League of Academic Women...

Alta, 1942-, Poetry -- Women authors., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 27 Sept. 1971.
BC0601.01 Rosella Pace (Part 1 of 4)

Alvaro Cardona-Hine introduces poet Rosella Pace, who reads from her own work. Her reading is...

Women writers, Pace, Rosella., Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 6 Feb. 1972.
BC0601.02 Holly Prado (Part 2 of 4)

Holly Prado reads from her manuscript "Signs" and discusses her poetry in a program...

Women writers, Prado, Holly., Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 13 Feb. 1972.
BC0601.03 Barbara Hughes (Part 3 of 4)

Barbara Hughes reads from and comments on her poetry in a program produced and hosted by Alvaro...

Women writers, Hughes, Barbara, Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 20 Feb. 1972.
BC0601.04 Deena Metzger (Part 4 of 4)

Deena Metzger reads selections her book of poems "Dark milk" (Los Angeles: Momentum...

Women writers, Metzger, Deena., Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 29 Feb. 1972.
BC0603 A woman's cry / read by Selma Lawrence and Barbara Kraft

A montage of selected readings about women's social conditions, read by Julie Adams, Jo...

Lawrence, Selma., Radio programs -- Fiction., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Social conditions. KPFK, 1 Feb. 1972.
BC0633 Sadie and Maude, 1971 / Jeanette Henderson and Linda Taylor.

In this program of poetry, discussion and music dedicated to Angela Davis, two young Black women...

Black women -- Social conditions., Henderson, Jeanette., Poets, Black., Women's movement, Blacks -- Civil rights -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 27 May 1971
BC0636 The blood jet is poetry : the life and work of Sylvia Plath / Mimi Weisbord Anderson and Nanette Rainone.

Biographical sketch of poet Sylvia Plath (1932-1963). Program includes interview footage with...

Plath, Sylvia, Feminist literature., Women poets, Blood jet is poetry : the life and work of Sylvia Plath / produced by Mimi Weisbord Anderson and Nanette Rainone. **The, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 Feb. 1972.
BC0663 Jeanetta Jones reads her poetry / interviewed by Gerard Van der Leun.

Poet Jeanetta Jones reads selections from her work and discusses her life and work with Gerard...

Jones, Jeanetta L., Poetry., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972.
BC0665 Laying down the tower / Marge Piercy.

Poet, novelist and activist Marge Piercy (1936 - ) reads her eleven-poem sequence Laying Down...

Poetry., Women poets, Piercy, Marge., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 20 Jan. 1972; KPFT, 29 May 1972.
BC0714 I am the babe of Joseph Stalin's daughter / Rochelle Owens.

Rochelle Owens (1936 - ), playwright and poet, reads selections from her latest book of poetry...

Poetry -- Women authors., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Owens, Rochelle WBAI, 7 Apr. 1972.
BC0717 Penelope's web / produced by Judy Chaikin and Naomi Pollack

A free-form tapestry woven from music, poetry, myths, literature, and drama by and about women....

Pollack, Naomi., Women in literature., Penelopes web / produced by Judy Chaiken and Naomi Pollack., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 16 and 23, 1972
BC0889 House of Incest

Author and novelist Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) reads her prose poem "House of Incest."

Poetry., Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 1972
BC0897 May fare for fair May

A collection of Baroque and Renaissance madrigals including Alfred Deller, and poetry of Sir...

Poetry., Blake, William, 1757-1827., Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 1, 1972
BC0899 The novel of the future : realism and reality in the novel

Anais Nin (1902-1977) introduces this program as a summary of many discussions she's had...

Radio programs -- Fiction., Literature -- History and criticism., Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February? 1972
BC0935 Bard at large / Rae Lake Costos.

Rae Lake Costos is the "Bard at Large" of KPFT, Houston. She defines a bard as a...

Poetry., Costos, Rae Lake, Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1 Aug. 1972.
BC0949.01 Robin Morgan (Episode 1 of 4)

Poet Robin Morgan (1941 - ) reads selections of her own work. Sensitive language.

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Morgan, Robin, 1941-, Anderson, Mimi Weisbord., Women poets WBAI, March 23, 1972
BC0949.02 Adrienne Rich (Episode 2 of 4)

Poet Adrienne Rich (1929 - 2012) reads selections from her own works, "Snapshots of a...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Women poets, Lesbians -- Poetry, Anderson, Mimi Weisbord. WBAI, 30 Apr. 1972.
BC0949.03 Verandah Porche (Episode 3 of 4)

Poet Verandah Porche (1945 - ), resident of Total Loss Farm, talks about her life in Vermont and...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Porche, Verandah., Anderson, Mimi Weisbord., Women poets WBAI, February 14, 1972
BC0949.04 Audre Lorde (Episode 4 of 4)

Poet Audre Lorde reads selections of her own works. After introducing herself, Lorde reads the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre, African American women poets, Lesbians -- Poetry, Anderson, Mimi Weisbord. WBAI, 17 July 1972; 28 Aug. 1972.
BC0950 Daisy Aldan reads her poetry

Poet Daisy Aldan describes her style of poetry and reads selections from her collection "...

Women poets, Radio programs -- Fiction., Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Aldan, Daisy KPFK, February 2, 1972
BC0951 True story / Alta ; interviewed by Ruth Rosen and Isabel Welsh.

Alta, a Bay Area feminist poet, reads her poetry, accompanied on classical guitar by Angel, and...

Alta, 1942-, Welsh, Isabel., Poetry -- History and criticism., Women poets -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 12 Nov 1972; 8 Jan. 1982.
BC1144 She who is electric / Judy Grahn.

Women-loving poems by poet Judy Grahn (1940 - ), including She Who and The Common Women series....

Poetry, Modern., Lesbians -- Poetry, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Dec. 1972.
BC1145 Women in the arts : in memoriam Marilyn Monroe / Judy Grahn, Anna Hartman, Naomi Lowinsky and Rachel Lowen.

A poetry reading by Judy Grahn (1940 - ), author of "Edward the Dyke," Anna Hartman,...

Loden, Rachel., Hartman, Anna., Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Women poets, Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians -- Poetry KPFA, 28 Dec. 1972.
BC1223 Women's poetry evening at WBAI's Studio C

Reading of poetry by and about women, held in WBAI's Studio C--the first live women's...

Women poets, Poetry -- Women authors., Gioseffi, Daniela., Jong, Erica., Lorde, Audre, Morgan, Robin, 1941-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Mayhall, Jane WBAI, 7 Oct. 1972.
BC1261 The Will to change / written and read by Adrienne Rich.

Poet Adrienne Rich (1929 - 2012) reads selections of her work. Most of the poems read are from...

Poetry., Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Women poets, Lesbians -- Poetry, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 2 Dec. 1972.
BC1471 Sylvia Plath program / produced by Anita Barrows and Debbie Sweeney.

This program presents a mix of readings of Sylvia Plath's poetry, excerpts from her novel...

Sweeney, Debbie., Poetry., Plath, Sylvia, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1973.
BC1681 Womantruth / Megan Terry ; produced by Clare Spark.

Originally titled "Woman Fibbers." A funny and fast-moving collage of songs, poetry...

Terry, Megan., Women in literature., Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, The Sour Apple Tree, Spark, Clare. KPFK, 13 Jan. 1974.
BC1737 What woman and who, myself, I am / Rosalie Sorrels.

Program of women's songs and poetry by Sylvia Plath, Denise Levertov and Anne Sexton, read...

Sorrels, Rosalie., Levertov, Denise, 1923-, Plath, Sylvia, Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974, Poetry -- Women authors., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 4, 1973
BC1738 The world split open / Louise Bernikow.

"The world split open" is the title of a new anthology of women's poetry. In this...

Lowell, Amy., Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861, Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603., Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, Poetry -- Women authors., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 3, 1973
BC1776 Rhyme and reason

English actress Rohan McCullough is interviewed by Barbara Kraft and discusses and then reads...

Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, March 11, 1974
BC2191 Sing a battle song: poems by women of the Weather Underground

Reading of "Sing a Battle Song"; a clandestine publication of the Red Dragon Print...

Poetry -- Women authors., Women radicals -- United States., Weather Underground., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 8 Mar and 26 Nov 1975
BC2196.28 Robin Morgan reads The Network Of The Imaginary Mother

Feminist poet Robin Morgan (b. 1941) reads "The Network Of The Imaginary Mother" from...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Morgan, Robin, 1941-, Feminist poetry WBAI, 14 Feb. and 1 Apr. 1976
BC2207 Anne Sexton / produced by Ruth Hirschman.

A tribute to the life and work of the poet Anne Sexton (1928 - 1974). Ruth Hirschman reads poet...

Biography, Poetry -- Women authors., Anne Sexton / produced by Ruth Hirschman., Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 Feb. 1975.
BC2225 Weather underground poems : for International Women's Day.

Bernardine Dohrn, Kathy Boudin, and Cathy Wilkerson read poems from "Sing a battle song:...

Poetry -- Women authors., Women radicals -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Dohrn, Bernadine., Boudin, Kathy, Wilkerson, Cathy KPFK?, 8 Mar. 1975.
BC2248 The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters / by Maria Isabel Barreno, Maria Theresa Horta, and Maria Fatima Velho Da Costa ; directed by Rena Down. (Part 2 only)

Reading of the book "The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters." The book is a...

Barreno, Maria Isabel, 1939-, Women's movement -- Portugal., Women -- History., Costa, Maria Velho da, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Horta, Maria Teresa KPFA, 6 Mar. 1975.
BC2285 Victoria Sullivan reads her poetry

Poet Victoria Sullivan reads selections from her own work. This program was produced by Paul...

Poetry -- Women authors., Victoria Sullivan., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 26 May 1975.
BC2286 Karen Swenson reads her poetry.

Poet Karen Swenson reads selections from her own work. This recording is Part 1 of a two part...

Poetry -- Women authors., Karen Swenson., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, ca. May and November 23, 1975
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