Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

"Poetry" radio program on WBAI hosted by Susan Howe, undated

Item

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Title

"Poetry" radio program on WBAI hosted by Susan Howe, undated

Subject

African American women--Poetry, African American lesbians--Identity, Racism--United States, Sexism, Death--Poetry

Description

Audre Lorde appears on Susan Howe's WBAI radio program "Poetry." She reads "Black Studies," "To My Daughter The Junkie On The Train," "To The Girl Who Lives In A Tree," "Song For A Thin Sister," "Oya," and "The Brown Menace" from her book New York Head Shop and Museum. On Side B, she reads newer poems including, "Solstice," "Dahomey," "Nobody Wants To Die On The Way," "School Note," and "Power."

Creator

Audre Lorde
Susan Howe

Format

Original = Cassette Tape
WAV
MP3

Extent

Side A [19:36]
Side B [11:59]

Medium

Digital reproduction of audio cassette.

Language

English

Type

Sound
Radio Program

Identifier

SPW1171

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Contact Designation: Maxine Wolfe, Contact Address: 484 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Phone Number: 718-768-3953

Citation

Audre Lorde and Susan Howe, “"Poetry" radio program on WBAI hosted by Susan Howe, undated,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed April 13, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/48.