Reading Date: Wednesday, October 30, 1985
Introduction by Lois Shelton. Recording skips briefly several times, and cuts out briefly at 47:16.
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium
Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Stephen Dunn opens with "Under the Black Oaks," the poem he had most recently written at the time of this reading. Dunn reads poems from throughout his career, often on the theme of family, including a poem about losing his mother, an atheist's parenting dilemmas as his daughter moves toward Christianity, and an ode to the sister he never had.
- pulitzer prize winner
- belly dancers