Poet Ann Darr reads selections from her two books. Ann Darr has lived in Iowa, where she was born and went to college, to New York City, where she worked as a scriptwriter for radio, and then enlisted in the Women's Airforce Service Pilots during WWII, where she served as a military pilot. In 1970 she won the Discovery Award from the New York Poetry Center. This was followed by the publication of her first two books, St. Ann's Gut (William Morrow, 1971) and The Myth of a Woman's Fist (William Morrow, 1973). This program was produced by Paul Oppenheimer for the Drama & Literature Department of WBAI, New York.
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