Woman Poet West: the first part of a two-part program featuring excerpts of a reading done in honor of the publication of the Woman Poet anthology West Coast edition (Women-in-Literature, Incorporated, 1980). The reading was recorded in September 1980 at Cody's Books in Berkeley. The poets heard in the first part of the program are Elaine Dallman, editor of the Anthology, and a teacher at the University of Nevada at Reno; Kathleen Fraser, author of New Shoes (1978) and What I Want (1973), and professor at San Francisco State University; Sandra Gilbert, author of In The Fourth World (1979) and editor of two books of literary criticism Shakespeare's Sisters: Feminist Essays On Women Poets (1979) and The Madwoman In The Attic: A Study Of Women And The Literary Imagination In The Nineteenth Century (1979); and Susan Griffin, author of Like The Iris Of An Eye (1976), the play Voices (1975), and two books of prose, Woman In Nature (1978) and The Power of Consciousness (1979).
Intro: Now it's time for Planet on the Table, tonight's program features the first part of a two part recording of the woman poet anthology reading held a month ago at Cody's.
Outro: Planet on the Table will return on November 7. Three weeks tonight with the second part of the woman poet program. Planet on the Table is produced by Alan Soldofsky, Technical production by Kathy Jacob.
This program was previously cataloged as AZ0512 and AZ0512.02.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.