Reading Date: Wednesday, October 24, 1979
Introduction by Lois Shelton. First three minutes of recording are audience noise; introduction begins at 2:57.
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium
In her first reading as a member of the University of Arizona faculty, Tess Gallagher reads from her first three collections, Stepping Outside (1974), Instructions to the Double (1976), and Under Stars (1978). She also treats the audience by singing a traditional Irish folk song that has been an inspiration to her writing.