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Poetry

Maxine Kumin

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Maxine Kumin on her farm in 2009.
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Maxine Kumin on her farm in 2009.


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Maxine and Victor Kumin

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Victor and Maxine Kumin.
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Victor and Maxine Kumin.


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Feminist Poets

Writing Truth To Power

Adrienne Rich

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Feminist poet and essayist Adrienne Rich.
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Feminist poet and essayist Adrienne Rich.

Adrienne Rich and Erika Meitner

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Adrienne Rich and Erika Meitner.
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Adrienne Rich and Erika Meitner.

Erika Meitner

Erika Meitner’s poetry plays with the idea of overlooked but vital spaces, from malls and suburban developments to women’s bodies.

Erika Meitner

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Poet, educator, and professor, Erika Meitner.

Poet, educator, and professor, Erika Meitner.

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Zsofia Balla

Zsófia Balla persisted in her craft despite government censorship, becoming a celebrated poet in both Romania and Hungary.

Rose Auslander

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