"The world split open" is the title of a new anthology of women's poetry. In this program, Joan Larkin talks with Louise Bernikow, editor of the anthology. Program includes some of the poetry included in the anthology, recorded May 13, 1972 at WBAI at a Women's poetry reading, also entitled "The world split open". The readers, poets themselves, are Louise Bernikow, Muriel Rukeyser, Sonja Sanchez, Odetta, Jackie Weiden, and Honor Moore. Includes readings of little known poetry by Emily Dickinson, Amy Lowell, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Queen Elizabeth I and other women poets. The program was produced by Joan Larkin and Brett Harvey Vuolo.
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.