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Broadside Poets Theater Committee Meeting, Act II, Nikki [Side 2]

A recording of a Broadside Poets Theater committee meeting where members discuss the future poets series.

From  Liz Gadelha

Broadside Poets Theater Committee Meeting, Act II, Nikki [Side 1]

A recording of a Broadside Poets Theater committee meeting where members discuss Act V, finance, a letter to poets, plans for Act VI, and other topics.

From  Liz Gadelha

Broadside on Broadway "Black Poets" [Side 2]

A recording of Dudley Randall reading his poems. He reads the poems "Booker T and W.E.B.," "George," and "The Profile on the Pillow." Also included are poetry readings…

From  Liz Gadelha

Ballad of Birmingham (Dudley Randall - Jerry Moore) [Side 1 - No Side 2]

A performance of the songs "Ballad of Birmingham" and "Dressed All in Pink" by Dudley Randall and Jerry Moore. Also included are the readings of "We Real Cool" by G.…

From  Liz Gadelha

Broadside on Broadway "Black Poets" [Side1]

A recording of Dudley Randall reading his poems. He reads the poems "Booker T and W.E.B.," "George," and "The Profile on the Pillow." Also included are poetry readings…

From  Liz Gadelha

Recordings of poems by James Weldon Johnson, Sterling A. Brown, and Chauncey E. Spencer recited by Frank Silvera. [Side 1; no Side 2]

Recording of poems recited by Frank Silvera. The poems included are Creation by James Weldon Johnson, Strong Men by Sterling A. Brown, and other poems by Chauncey E. Spencer.

From  Liz Gadelha

Interview with poet, Anne Spencer by son Chauncey E. Spencer [Side 1; no Side 2]

Tape includes mention of Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. DuBois, Paul Robeson by speakers.

From  djpillen

Poets Talking

Joyce Peseroff.; Peseroff reads her poem "The Hardness Scale" and discusses how an early pursuit, geology, is reflected in many of her poems.

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

Lawrence Raab.; Raab, who often uses films as a source for his poetry, suggests that a poet shouldn't know at the beginning what a poem is going to be.

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

Howard Norman.; Norman discusses translating the poetry of the Cree Indian and the West Indian Creole dialect.

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

Robert Hayden., Hayden discusses how the sounds and sights of the black ghetto contribute to his poetic works.

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

M.S. Merwin.; Merwin discusses the influences of language on poetry.

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

Larry Fagin.; Fagin, who teaches poetry to children, discusses what collaborative efforts do to poetry, and the teaching of poetry writing to children.

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

Wendell Berry.; Berry, a university professor and farmer, reads his poems "Below" and "The Purification", the discussion turns to "agriculture and culture" and…

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

Jerome Rothenberg.; Rothenberg, who translates poetry from American Indian and other languages, discusses the role of translation in poetry and his own process in the creation of a poem.

From  Matthew Adair

Poets Talking

Marvin Bell.; Bell discusses the changes in his work as his poetry move toward more "plainness", away from an earlier belief that complexity was required or poetry was superficial.

From  Matthew Adair