Patricia Smith - November 10, 2004

Date
Sponsors

UA Poetry Center

Reading Series
Location
Modern Languages Auditorium
Patricia Smith
Patricia Smith reads widely from her work, including several uncollected poems.
Tracks
Track Title
Introduction
Description
by Frances Sjoberg
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"Building Nicole's Mama"
Description
Differs slightly from published version.
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Teahouse of the Almighty. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2006.
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"Doin' the Louvre"
Description
Differs slightly from published version.
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Big Towns, Big Talk. Cambridge, MA: Zoland Books, 1992.
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"When Dexter King Met James Earl Ray"
Description
Differs from published version.
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Teahouse of the Almighty. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2006.
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"Balance"
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Life According to Motown. Chicago: Tia Chucha Press, 1991.
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"Eyewitness News"
Description
Uncollected.
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"Inauguration Sneaky"
Description
Uncollected.
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"Terrell's Take on Things"
Description
Differs from published version.
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Close to Death. Cambridge, MA: Zoland Books, 1993.
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"Map Rappin'"
Description
Differs from published version.
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Teahouse of the Almighty. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2006.
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"Oil of Olay: Take 1" and "Oil of Olay: Take 2"
Description
Uncollected.
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"Olive Oyl Talks to People Magazine"
Description
Differs slightly from published version.
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Big Towns, Big Talk. Cambridge, MA: Zoland Books, 1992.
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"To the Woman, Not Trying to Fly, Who Fell with Her Legs Closed..."
Description
Full title is "To the Woman, Not Trying to Fly, Who Fell with Her Legs Closed, Arms Pressed Against the Front of Her Body, While Primly Clutching Her Purse." Uncollected.
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"The Way Pilots Walk"
Description
Smith, Patricia. "The Way Pilots Walk." [i]Pushcart Prize XXXII: Best of the Small Presses, 2008 Edition[/i]. Wainscott, NY: Pushcart Press, 2008.
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Track Title
"When the Burning Begins"
Description
Differs from published version.
Citation
Smith, Patricia. Teahouse of the Almighty. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2006.
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Full Reading
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Image
Patricia Smith
Photographer
Christine Krikliwy
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