Gornick, Vivian. Fierce Attachments: A Memoir. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1987.


Poet, playwright, and novelist Owen Dodson reads a range of poems from his distinguished career. As he introduces his poems, Dodson reflects on his consciousness as a writer, from his undergraduate days at Bates College to his engagement with spirituality, Civil Rights, and social justice.


Vivian Gornick reads from Fierce Attachments (1987), a memoir of the author's past and present relationship with her mother. This University of Arizona Creative Writing faculty reading was originally given with Mary Elsie Robertson.


sam sax reads new and uncollected poems, as well as work from his poetry collections madness (2017) and bury it (2018). This reading was originally given alongside Erika L. Sánchez as part of the Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading Series.

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