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Maxine Kumin

Maxine Kumin

Kumin, Maxine
Title: Maxine Kumin
Reading Date: Wednesday, March 21, 1990

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Introduction by Lois Shelton.

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Reading Date: Wednesday, March 21, 1990
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Pulitzer Prize–winning poet and novelist Maxine Kumin reads from poems written throughout her career. She opens the reading with a found poem generated from information about bear attacks, followed by two more poems about bear attacks. She also reads several poems in the persona of a male hermit, several poems from a cycle about an aging horse, and a piece called "The Excrement Poem."