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American Women -- Poetry

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PRA Archive # Title Description Keywords Broadcast Datesort descending
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BC2648 The woman who could read the minds of dogs

A radio adaptation of a long experimental poem by Leslie Scalapino. Scalapino's poetry is...

McIlroy, Maureen., Poetry., Scalapino, Leslie, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 13 Sept. 1975
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.
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.
KZ0993 Pacific Asian women poets / introduced by Joyce Nako

Joyce Nako of Pacific Asian-American Women Writers-West introduces the following writers: Momoko...

Gee, Emma., Embrey, Sue Kunitomi., Iko, Momoko., Iwataki, Miya, Nako, Joyce., Yamauchi, Wakako., Feminism, Poetry, Modern., Asian Americans., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 1980?; rebroadcast as en episode of Women's Magazine, Nov. 13, 1982.
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.
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?.
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.
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.
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.
KZ0885 Lesbian culture / produced by Helene Rosenbluth

A program on lesbian culture, starting with a radio presentation of "An Oral Herstory of...

Lesbians -- History, Lesbians -- Social conditions, Women poets, Wolverton, Terry, Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.), Third World Gay Caucus, Third World Gay Cultural Evening, Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, Parker, Pat, 1944-1989, Chrystos, 1946-, Ojeda, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 1, 1979.
KZ1281.04 The poet's voice (Episode 4)

This is the fourth episode of "The poet's voice," likely KPFK broadcasted tapes...

Castronovo, Joe, Prado, Holly., Carey, Macdonald, Poetry, Modern., Afternoon air, Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 2, 1982
KZ1281.05 The poet's voice (Episode 5)

This is the fifth episode of "The poet's voice," likely KPFK broadcasted tapes of...

Phillips, Dennis., Metzger, Deena., Poetry, Modern., Women poets, Afternoon air, Carey, Macdonald, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 9, 1982
KZ1208 History of lavender / Judy Grahn

Poet and author Judy Grahn reads "Sashay down the lavender trail", the first chapter...

Lesbianism, Gays -- History., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Grahn, Judy, 1940- KPFK, June 20, 1981.
KZ1281.03 The poet's voice (Episode 3)

This is the third episode of "The poet's voice," likely KPFK broadcasted tapes of...

Healy, Eloise Klein., Krusoe, James., Poetry, Modern., Women poets, Afternoon air, Carey, Macdonald, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, June 26, 1982
KZ0884 Eroticism and pornography / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

The major part of this tape is a speech given by Audre Lorde at the Feminist Perspective on...

Lorde, Audre, Rosenbluth, Helene, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Erotica., Pornography., Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 4, 1979.
KZ1137 Pacific Asian women poets / produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

Members of the Pacific Asian American Women Writers West (PAAWW-W/CPOW) read their poetry:...

Embrey, Sue Kunitomi., Iwataki, Miya, Iko, Momoko., Nako, Joyce., Asian Americans., Poetry, Modern., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 4, 1981.
KZ1210 Women of color : voices of resistance / produced by Miya Iwataki.

This mixture of music and poetry was produced for International Women's Day, 1982 by the...

Iwataki, Miya, De Priest, Dolce., Abe, Lisa., Vasquez, Babette., Heth, Charlotte., Minority women., Women poets, Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 8, 1982.
KZ0156 My Tokyo / Kazuko Shiraishi

Japanese poet Kazuko Shiraishi reads from her work in a bilingual presentation. Widely acclaimed...

Shiraishi, Kazuko, 1931-, Japanese poetry., Bilingual materials -- English/Japanese., Poetry, Modern., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 26, 1977.
KZ0977 On a clear day in L.A. / Denise Levertov interviewed by Anita Frankel

Denise Levertov reads her poetry and talks with Anita Frankel about her politics and her life,...

Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997, Antinuclear movement, Political poetry., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Nov. 21, 1980.
KZ0757 Traveling without a camera / Norma Almquist, Barbara Abercrombie, and Jean Nichols interviewed by Claudia Fonda-Bonardi

Claudia Fonda-Bonardi talks to Norma Almquist, Barbara Abercrombie, and Jeanne Nichols about...

Abercrombie, Barbara., Almquist, Norma, Nichols, Jeanne., Women poets, Women's writings., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Sept. 26, 1979.
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.
TZ0027 Poems from a woman's experience/ written and read by Clara Kern

A woman's voice - Features poetry written and read by producer/poet Clara Kern. Broadcast...

Women poets, Kern, Clara, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFT, July 1982.
IZ0087 Ann Lauterbach / produced by Susan Howe.

Poet Ann Lauterbach reads her work. Ann Lauterbach's work has appeared in numerous...

Howe, Susan., Lauterbach, Ann, 1942-, Poetry, Modern., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 12 Oct. 1977.
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.
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.
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.
IZ0089 Rebecca Newth and Rachelle Bijou / produced by Susan Howe.

Poets Rebecca Newth and Rachelle Bijou read from their work. Rebecca Newth's poems have...

Newth, Rebecca., Bijou, Rachelle., Howe, Susan., Women poets, Poetry, Modern., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 16 Sep. 1977.
IZ0173 A Cabaret / with Terry Garthwaite, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, and Rosalie Sorrels ; produced by Edward Haber.

This cabaret with Terry Garthwaite, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, and Rosalie Sorrels took place at the...

Hawkins, Bobbie Louise., Garthwaite, Terry., Sorrels, Rosalie., Haber, Edward., Women musicians., Concerts., Women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 18 Apr. 1980.
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.
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.
BC2945.01 Literary censorship in Iran, Korea and Ghana / Muriel Rukeyser ; interviewed by Anne Fremantle. (Episode 1)

Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), poet and president of the PEN American Center, discusses censorship...

Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-, Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002, Censorship., PEN American Center, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1976 (day unknown)
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.
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.
BC3001 Ann Darr reads her poetry

Poet Ann Darr reads selections from her two books. Ann Darr has lived in Iowa, where she was...

Poetry -- Women authors., Darr, Ann, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 20 Apr. 1976.
BC2928 Portrait of an unknown lady: the life and work of Elinor Wylie / with readings by Marian Seldes.

Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes reads the words of the poetess Elinor Wylie. In this...

Seldes, Marian., Poetry -- Women authors., Authors, American -- Biography., Wylie, Elinor, 1885-1928, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 23 Aug. 1976.
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.
BC2294 What the woman lived : Louise Bogan in her letters and poems / produced by Rick Harris and Bill Kortum

A dramatization of poet Louise Bogan's (1897-1970) life recorded in May 1975 at the...

Seldes, Marian., Walker, Kathryn., Jacker, Corinne., Harris, Rick., Sternburg, Janet, BOGAN, LOUISE, 1897-1970., Poets., Radio adaptations., What the Woman lived : Louise Bogan in her letters and poems / produced by Rick Harris and Bill Kortum., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 26 May and 14 Nov. 1975
BC2660 An evening with Maya Angelou / produced by Lin Harris.

Poet Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014) reads and sings passages from her two autobiographies, I know...

Harris, Lin., Women poets -- Biography., Poetry., Angelou, Maya, African American women poets WBAI, 28 Dec. 1975.
BC3000 Judith Emlyn Johnson reads her poetry

Poet Judith Emlyn Johnson (Judith Johnson Sherwin) reads selections from her own work. Johnson...

Women poets, Johnson, Judith Emlyn, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 30 Mar. 1976.
BC2995 Mary Jane Menuez reads her poetry

Poet Mary Jane Menuez reads selections from her work. Menuez was born in Chicago. She began...

Poetry -- Women authors., Mary Jane Menuez., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 6 Apr. 1976.
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.
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.
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.
BC2997 Siv Cedering Fox reads her poetry

Poet Siv Cedering (Fox) reads selections of her poetry. Siv Cedering Fox was born in Sweden, has...

Cedering, Siv, Poetry -- Women authors., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 9 Mar. 1976.
BC3002 Rochelle Owens reads her poetry

Poet Rochelle Owens reads selections of her work. Owens is the award-winning author of many...

Poetry -- Women authors., Owens, Rochelle, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, April 1976.
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
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
IZ0067 Interview with Helen Adam / by Susan Howe and Charles Ruas.

Scottish poet Helen Adam (1907 - 1993) reads and discusses her ballads and other poetic efforts...

Adam, Helen., Howe, Susan., Ruas, Charles., Poetry, Modern., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, July 15, 1977.
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
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
IZ0008 Gay poetry / read by Alma Routsong and Ronald Gold.

Alma Routsong, author of "Patience and Sarah" under the pen name Isabel Miller, and...

Gold, Ronald., Routsong, Alma., Gay poetry., Poetry, Modern., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Sept. 2, 1975.
WZ0014 Among all this, you stand like a fine brownstone : Gwendolyn Brooks / produced by Taliba Holliday.

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 - 2000), the first Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry...

Women poets, Cavalieri, Grace, Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anderson, Kathy, Gregory, Angelo, Lester, Noble Lee, African American women poets, D.C. Black Repertory Company WPFW, 1977; 2 Feb. 1978.
WZ0052 Interview with Maureen Owen, publisher of Telephone Books and Telephone magazine; interviewed by Doug Lang.

Modest discussion, low key, of the background and publishing career of Maureen Owen. There is...

Publishers and publishing., Women's publishers and publishing., Owen, Maureen, 1943-, Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Jan. 1977.
WZ0049 Four local Washington, D.C. poets / interviews by Hazel Robinson

"A poet is -- a diary of the soul." Thus begins one of Hazel Robinson's poems and...

Women poets, Four local Washington, D.C. poets / interviews by Grace Cavalieri., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Greer, Mary K. (Mary Katherine), African American poets WPFW, Oct. 19, 1976.
WZ0031 Four women poets / Diana Vance, Nefretete, Deirdra Baldwin, and Ann Leffler ; interviewed by Grace Cavalieri

Host Grace Cavalieri interviews four women poets: Diana Vance, Nefretete[sp?], Deirdra Baldwin,...

Poetry, Modern., Women poets / Diana Vance, Nefretete, Deirdra Baldwin, and Ann Leffler ; interviewed by Grace Cavalieri., Women poets, Slayton-Leffler, Ann, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Sept. 17, 1976.
WZ0020 Three women poets / Gabrielle Edgcomb, Barbara Lefcowitz, and Lee Howard

This episode of The poet and the poem focuses on three women poets: Gabrielle Edgcomb (1926-1996...

Political poetry., Women poets, Three women poets / Gabrielle Edgcomb, Barbara Lefcowitz, and Lee Howard ; interviewed by Grace Cavalieri., Edgcomb, Gabrielle Simon, Lefcowitz, Barbara F. (Barbara Freedgood), 1935-, Howard, Lee, 1952-2003, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Sept. 26, 1976.
IZ1469 A reading with Marilyn Lowen

A reading by dancer, poet, teacher, and civil rights and women's rights activist Marilyn Norma...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lowen, Marilyn, Women poets, Poetry -- Women authors., Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 13 Sep. 1978
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
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.
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.
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
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
BC2430 Corridors of meaning / Manto Aravantinou interviewed by Nanos Valaoritis

The distinguished Greek poetess Manto Aravantinou reads and discusses her work with Nanos...

Aravantinou, Mantō, Poetry -- Women authors., Poetry, Modern -- Greece., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 26 Apr. 1975 ; KPFK 19 Feb. 1976
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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