Special Collections and Archives

A Gathering of Poets papers

Special Collections and Archives

A Gathering of Poets papers

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A Gathering of Poets papers

May 4 Collection -- Boxes 75, 75A, 75B, 76, 76A


 

 

Finding Aid

Prepared by Nancy Birk and Gail Redmann, February 1994; Updated December 2011.

3.5

record storage boxes + 1 cassette case, 3.75 cubic ft., 12th floor

Historical Note

"On May 4, 5, and 6, 1990 a Gathering of Poets was held at KentStateUniversity in conjunction with the May 4th 20th Anniversary Commission events. Approximately 125 poets from all over the United States responded to personal invitations or to the open call to poets to come to Kent State on May 4th and remember the four students left dead and the nine others wounded by the Ohio National Guard on May 4, 1970. An ad-hoc committee of the May 4th 20th Anniversary Commission planned all the poetry events. Members of this committee were poets who live in Kent, some affiliated with KentStateUniversity and some not ....

In addition to the poets who attended the Gathering of Poets, many others who were not able to attend sent poems or messages to be read." So describes Gathering convener and poet Maggie Anderson in the proposal for the published anthology, A Gathering of Poets which resulted from the convergence of poets at KentState in May of 1990.


Scope and Content

 

The material contained in this collection is divided into four distinct series. The first series contains materials related to the planning, organization and actual events of the Gathering of Poets which took place May 3-6, 1990. The second series contains the correspondence and poetry of poets who participated in the Gathering and its anthology.  The third series are tape recordings of the poetry readings and other events at the Gathering.  The final series contains materials that relate to the publication of the anthology, A Gathering of Poets, published by the Kent State University Press in 1992. The first printing had a print run of 2000 paper and 750 cloth, and the second printing occurred in 1993.  There are copies in the collection of the Main Library and also in Special Collections under the call number PS615.G35 1992.

This collection is a mélange of the personal papers of Maggie Anderson, Ray Craig, and Alex Gildzen. Anderson and Craig were members of the committee who organized the Gathering event. Anderson and Gildzen were the editors of the anthology with Craig as associate editor. The audio tapes chronicling the actual readings were recorded by the Special Collections and Archival staff as part of the documentation of May 4th commemorations. All materials have been generously donated to the Department of Special Collections & Archives by the above-mentioned individuals. There are no restrictions on use of the collection by researchers other than the usual copyright restrictions of literary material.


 

Box 75

Folder -- Contents

 

Series 1: The Gathering: Organizational Materials

 

  1. Flyer, The Kent Statement
  2. Flyer, Schedule, May 3-6, 1990
  3. Flyer, PlumCreekPark, May 6, 1990
  4. Proposal for the Gathering
  5. Letter of Invitation to Poets
  6. Letter to Poets who will attend Gathering
  7. Letter to Poets who will not attend Gathering
  8. Poet Contact Lists
  9. Proposed and Final Event Agendas
  10. Program [contains hourly schedule of readings]
  11. Organizational Notes and Meeting Agendas
  12. Correspondence, Maggie Anderson
  13. Transportation Committee -- Notes, Correspondence
  14. Financial Information
  15. Poems and their Readers at Gathering
  16. Letters to President Michael Schwartz
  17. Correspondence, Special Collections and Archives
  18. Other May 4th Activities
  19. Remembrance Week Pamphlet
  20. Event Ribbons
  21. Guest Book
  22. Photographs
  23. Press Release
  24. Correspondence, KSU Stater
  25. Magazine and Journal Articles
  26. Press Clippings
  27. Thank You Letters
  28. Essay about the Gathering: "The Problem With This World (Kent State University, May 1990)" Jaeger, Lowell
  29. “The Time of Your Life”, April 1990
  30. A Forest Gathering Of Poets, Eugene, Oregon, June 21-23, 1991
  31. Chase, Stacey. "A Gathering of Poets at KentState." Poets & Writers Magazine. November/December 1990 Cassette tapes recording the readings

Series 2: Poets and Their Poems – Contents

  1. Ahshaad, Dahmaad

     

  2. Anderson, Maggie

     

  3. Arthwell, Bill

     

  4. Baker, Michael

     

  5. Bakken, Dick

     

  6. Beatty, Jan

     

  7. Becker, Robin

     

  8. Beckett, Tom

     

  9. Bell, Marvin

     

  10. Bertolino, James

     

  11. Bilia, Angela

     

  12. Bill, Jim

     

  13. Blake, William

     

  14. Bloch, Chana

     

  15. Bloch, Mark

     

  16. Bourne, Daniel

     

  17. Boyer, Margot F.

     

  18. Brandler, Marcielle

     

  19. Broughton, James

     

  20. Browne, Michael Dennis

     

  21. Bruchac III, Joseph

     

  22. Bryll, Ernest

     

  23. Bryner, Jeane

     

  24. Burton, Leesa

     

  25. Butts, Walter

     

  26. Carlsen, Susan

     

  27. Casey, Michael

     

  28. Chadbourne, Mary

     

  29. Chase, Stacey

     

  30. Chatfield, Hale

     

  31. Cherry, Kelly

     

  32. Clampitt, Amy

     

  33. Clark, Kevin

     

  34. Clifton, Louise

     

  35. Cohen, Andy

     

  36. Cooper, Jane

     

  37. Craig, Ray

     

  38. Crawford, Sophie

     

  39. Crawford, Tom

     

  40. Cvetic, Jim

     

  41. Daniels, Jim

     

  42. Daniels, Kate

     

  43. David, Gary

     

  44. Davis, Kathe

     

  45. Davis, Marilyn

     

  46. Derricotte, Toi

     

  47. DiPrima, Diane

     

  48. Dobler, Patricia

     

  49. Doubiago, Sharon

     

  50. Dove, Rita

     

  51. Drees Kenneth

     

  52. Dunn, Virginia

     

  53. Emanuel, Lynn

     

  54. Emir, Sara

     

  55. Emmington, Terry

     

  56. Evans, Laurie

     

  57. Fay, Julie

     

  58. Field Edward

     

  59. Forche, Carolyn

     

  60. Franke, Chris

     

  61. Gallagher, Tess

     

  62. Gawun, Luba

     

  63. Gertler, Pesha

     

  64. Gildzen, Alex

     

  65. Ginsberg, Allen

     

  66. Goedlicke, Patricia

     

  67. Hall, Donald

     

  68. Hansen, Joseph

     

  69. Hardenbrook, Yvonne Moore

     

  70. Harpo, Joy

     

  71. Harrold, Dan

     

  72. Harshman, Marc

     

  73. Hassler, David

     

  74. Hassler, Donald

     

  75. Hillman, Brenda

     

  76. Hines, Thomas

     

  77. Hikmet, Nazim

     

  78. Holland, Tiff

     

  79. Horvath, Brookr

     

  80. Howell, Christopher

     

  81. Huerta, David

     


 

 

 

Box 75A

Folder -- Contents

 

Series 2: Poets and their Poems (cont’d)

 

  1. Huffman, Todd

     

  2. Hutchinson, Jenifer

     

  3. Ignatow, David

     

  4. Inado, Lawson Fusao

     

  5. Jackson State Students

     

  6. Jacobson, Susan

     

  7. Jaeger, Lowell

     

  8. Jakiela, Lori

     

  9. Jamison, Mark

     

  10. Janik, Nell

     

  11. Jones, Mark

     

  12. Joseph, Lawrence

     

  13. Justice, Jacquie

     

  14. Kaminsky, Marc

     

  15. Keatts, Charles

     

  16. Kennedy, Bill

     

  17. Kerman, Judith

     

  18. Kinnell, Galway

     

  19. Komunyakaa, Yusef

     

  20. Kovacik, Karen

     

  21. Krahling, Mort

     

  22. Kumin, Maxine

     

  23. Lammon, Martin

     

  24. Lawless, Gary

     

  25. Leed, Jacob

     

  26. Leon, Peter,

     

  27. Levertov, Peter

     

  28. Liebler, M.L.

     

  29. Lindberg, Judy

     

  30. Lipman, Joel

     

  31. Little Word

     

  32. Makuck, Peter

     

  33. Marcus, Morton

     

  34. Matthews, William

     

  35. Matzel, James

     

  36. McCafferty, Michael

     

  37. McCarthy, Jim

     

  38. McCarthy, Tim

     

  39. McFadden, Larry

     

  40. McKinney, Irene

     

  41. McNamara, Devon

     

  42. McNeill, Louise

     

  43. Metcalf, Paul

     

  44. Meyer, Thomas

     

  45. Mihaly, Elizabeth

     

  46. Monson, Connie

     

  47. Moore, Honor

     

  48. Moore, Todd

     

  49. Morrison, Jeffrey

     

  50. Moses, Jill

     

  51. Mueller, Lisel

     

  52. Murcko, Terry

     

  53. Muska, Nick

     

  54. Napier, Alan

     

  55. Napora, Joe

     

  56. Oaks, Jeff

     

  57. Ochester, Connie

     

  58. Olds, Sharon

     

  59. Ostriker, Alicia

     

  60. Pacosz, Christina

     

  61. Patten, Karl

     

  62. Paulenich, Craig

     

  63. Payton, Scott

     

  64. Perreault, John

     

  65. Petroff, Steven

     

  66. Pilkington, Dan

     

  67. Platz, Judith

     

  68. Plumly, Stanley

     

  69. Polite, Frank

     

  70. Posti, Steve

     

  71. Pursifull, Deb

     

  72. Ragain, Major

     

  73. Ragan, James

     

  74. Ravikovitch, Dahlia

     

  75. Robinson, Kenyette

     

  76. Roche, Judith

     

  77. Roffman, Rosaly

     

  78. Romito, Whitney

     

  79. Rossiter, Charles

     

  80. Rutsala, Vern

     

  81. Rylant, Cynthia

     

  82. Scates, Maxine

     

  83. Scott, Gary

     

  84. Sesto, Cameron

     

  85. Shearer, Branton

     

  86. Shelly, Louise

     

  87. Shelton, Richard

     

  88. Shevin, David

     

  89. Smith, Gerry

     

  90. Snyder, Richard

     

  91. Sobiesko, Dorota

     

  92. Sollers, John

     

  93. Somerville, Jane

     

  94. Stafford, William

     

  95. Stamm, Geoffrey

     

  96. Stanford, Ann

     

  97. Stein, Bob

     

  98. Stein, Dona Luongo

     

  99. Stein, Kevin

     

  100. Stern, Gerald

     

  101. Stevenson, Gerald

     

  102. Strange, Aralee

     

  103. Stryk, Lucien

     

  104. Studebaker, William

     

  105. Takahashi, Shinkichi

     

  106. Thompson, Daniel

     

  107. Thornberry, Dave and Jackie

     

  108. Tidrick, Darrin

     

  109. Trale, Marianne

     

  110. Tremblay, Bill

     

  111. Trigilio, Tony

     

  112. Tulencik, Wendell

     

  113. Tyler, Steve

     

  114. Umrigar, Thirty

     

  115. Valentine, Jean

     

  116. Valentine, Liz

     

  117. Van Itallie, Jean-Claude

     

  118. Van Riper, Craig

     

  119. Vollmer, Judith

     

  120. Walker, Alice

     

  121. Water, Michael

     

  122. Wei, Eva

     

  123. Weigl, Bruce

     

  124. Weiler, Robert A.

     

  125. Whitcome, Lee

     

  126. Wikle, Lynn

     

  127. Wilkens, Jim

     

  128. Williams, C.K.

     

  129. Williams, Jonathan

     

  130. Williams, Sandra

     

  131. Williamson, Alan

     

  132. Wohlken, Gayle

     

  133. Wright, C.D.

     

  134. Yasutome, Kay

     

  135. Zimmer, Paul

     

  136. Unauthored Poetry

     


 

 

 

Box 75B

 

Folder – Contents

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Series Series 3: Tapes -- Contents

 

1. Cassette 1 -- " 5/4/90 Wright-Curtis "

Side A:

 

1) male - Paul Zimmer's "How Birds Should Die"* (p. 278); "Thanksgiving";"Christian Scientist"; "Cape Cod 1960, Peking 1997; "Explaining Why He Drove Over Two Teenage Blond Girls": "The Happiest Days of My Life"

2) Ed Ochester - "When the Dow Jones Industrial Index Hit its All Time High in1966"; "Dialogue (ca 1969); "America is Running" (ca 1971); "Looking Good" (ca1990); "I'm Not the World's Most Physical Guy" (about Jesse Helms); "Oh, By theWay"*(p. 118).

3) Craig Paulenich - "Night Sauna"*(p. 279); "Carp"; "The Still Changes"; "Ursa" (series of 3 poems: "The Road"; poem about Kicking Bear, Sioux Chief at WoundedKnee - title unclear; "Old Man with Claws")

4) Gerald Stern - poem about Genesis 22 (Abraham and Isaac); Nazim Hikmet's "On Living"*(p. 279)

Side B:

 

1) Gerald Stern (cont.) - "Today a Leaf"; "When I Have Reached the Point ofSuffocation"; "Lucky Life"*(p. 272); Virginia Dunn's poem about Moses

2) Open readings

3) Alice ? - C.K. Williams' "In the Heart of the Beast"*(p. 72)

4) Jacquie Thornberry - "Piet family history" (brief poems of family recollections)

5) Dave Thornberg - poem about seasons; "I witness a distant dance. . ."; "Glen"; "Caspar"; "At the Goodwill Store. . ."; "Jesus is Love. . ."; "WWII"; "Hitler Had a Dog"; "Walking home after burning Baron Frankenstein's castle. . ."; five brief family poems.

6) Lowell Jaeger - "Why do I Hate You?"

7) Toi Derricotte - "The Drugstore" (part)

2. Cassette 2 -- "5/4/90 Wright-Curtis 8:30pm"

3. Cassette 3 -- " 5/4/90 Wright-Curtis "

Side A:

 

1) Toi Derricotte (cont.) - "The Drugstore" (conclusion); "Captivity: The Minks"*(p. 211)

2) Alicia Ostriker? - Dahlia Ravikovitch's "Hovering at Low Altitude"*(209);opening section of The Mother and Child Papers.

3) Gerald Stevenson? - Michael Dennis Browne's "Song"; "Evensong"; "Bluegrass Seasons"; "Wynan's Place"; Marvin Bell's "Green"*(p. 140)

4) Tom Beckett - "TV"

5) Yusef Komunyakaa - "Venus's Flytraps"; "Camouflage in Dashimia (sp?)";"You and I Are Disappearing"*(p. 44); "Thanks"*(p. 262).

6) James Ragan - "The Tent People of Beverly Hills"; "Horrible and Fascinating"; "The Defense Trial of Hans Vilver (sp?)".

7) Patricia Goedicke - "Dead Baby"*(p. 183); "The Tongues We Speak".

8) Amy Kirk - "1970 saw me in a crib. . ."; "I'm the last of the orange. . .".

9) Wendy Schaffer - "Summer"; "Waitress Poem"; title unclear.

10) Eva Wei - Robert A. Weiler's "The

Great American Way
"

 

11) Chris Franke - "The Clean Poem"; "Elegy for Some NEA Funds in 1989".

Side B:

 

1) Eva Wei - "Remembering Mother"; "A Cloud is More".

2) Kevin Clark - Hannah Stein's "Hunger Strike"; "The Sky"*(p. 174)

3) Morton Marcus - refused to read because of late hour; asked to be postponed until following evening.

4) Tiff Holland? - Allen Ginsburg's "Cosmopolitan Greetings"*(p. 247)

4. Cassette 4 -- "Brady's 5/4/90 - open readings ()"

Side A:

 

1) male - "Chant Fantasia and Themes of Hoffman, Etc.", "1989 Beijing Spring";"Oh Say Can You See, 7/4/89".

2) female - "Ode to Ronald Reagan"

3) male - "Peace Vigil and CovePark"; "The War at Home"; "Fog"; "Wierd"

4) male - "Try to Read More Proust and Train Your Memory"; "Time"

5) Barry Zucker - James Snidell's (sp?) "City Life Along the Homefront, 1942";"Bomb"

6) male - "The Absurd Damnation"

7) female - untitled, about the town of Kent

8) female - cut off

Side B:

 

1) male - part of first poem; "His Palm"

2) Ray ? - Todd Rungren's song about steel mill closing in Cleveland

3) female - "The Penalty of Indifference"

4) female - "Imagine"

5) male - "Sh, Don't Tell the Children"; "Seeds"; "The Wall of Tears"; "Nagasaki"

6) male - "5/4/90. . ."

7) Mitchell Cohn - "Brooklyn Snow"; poem about the film "The Day After"

5. Cassette 5 -- " 5/5/90 Wright-Curtis " (poor quality):

Side A:

 

1) male (from upstate NY) - unintelligible; "1954"; "How We Pray"; "TheChildren's Poetry"; "Martin's Nursing Home"; "The Clearing"; "Poem for Victor Hugo"

2) female - "Enough"; "Getting it Straight from Egypt"; "Tuckerman's Ravine Trail"; "Blossom. . ."

Side B:

 

1) music

2) male - "The "CIA"

3) male - untitled about freedom; " May 4. . ."

4) Kathe Davis - Nell Janik's (sp?) "A New May"; "The Hardest Thing"*(p.160)

5) male - poem about May 4; "To Hungry Teamsters. . ."; "Cacophonic Mosaic of Cuyahoga"; "Blue"; "First Cutting"

5 -- "5/5/90 Wright-Curtis "

1) Eva Wei - poem about mother; unintelligible

2) Susan Jacobson? - Yvonne Hardenbrook's "History Lesson"*(p.66); "ShiftChange"; title unclear; "Catafalque"

3) Jimmy Cvetic - selection from "On Walden Pond"; two selection's from poet's work in progress, "The Trial of Harry S. Truman": "The House that Never Rose" and"56th Day of Trial"

6. Cassette 6 -- " 5/5/90 Wright-Curtis, "

Side A: blank

 

Side B:

 

1) female - part of first poem; "Old Neighborhood"

2) female - Michael Waters' "The Torches"*(p.104); "On Death and Dying"; "Offerings"

3) female - Honor Moore's "Spuyten Duyvil: 9"(p.233); unintelligible

4) male ("Santa Claus"): "Merry Christmas 1989"; "Christmas and the Christ Child"; "The Hope of the World in the 1990s"; "What is This Thing Called Love?"; "The Lady that Lives Alone"; "Mother's Day"

5) male - "A Guardsman's Letter to Santa"; May 4 poem; "Minor Notes"; "Fallen Soldiers of the World"; "Henry the Rabbit Gets a New Clutch"

6) female - "It could have been you. . ."; "Shadows"; "Atonement for Eve"

7. Cassette 7-- " 5/5/90 Wright-Curtis "

Side A:

 

1) female (6B, #6 cont.) - untitled poem about family connections

2) female - "Losing Space" (story fragment); "Womb One"(?); "Sleeping in theAlley"; "Be Water"

3) Eva Wei - Chinese song; prayer poem based on Matt. 11: 25-30

4) Bob Moore - unintelligible; May 4 poem; anti-war poem; unintelligible;"Another sanctimonious protest poem designed to make the poet feel superior to the ordinary lowlife, guaranteed not to have the slightest impact on stopping the war machine"; "The Pathology of Space"

5) male - unclear

Side B:

 

1) male (from Dayton) - "Remembering Soot"(?); "Living in Kyoto"; "Love for FallClay"; "Let Your Ears Perk Up"

2) female - "I'm a Slow Girl from Oregon"; "The Game"; "Inside These Waters";"Inland Sea"

3) music and unintelligible voice

4) male - "Guadalorco (sp?) Massacre in Mexico City"

5) male - "Luck"; "The Order Came Down"; "The Ones Not Rescued"; "Perhaps in an "Elevator One Day"; "Facts"; "Indigenous"

8. Cassette 8-- "5/5/90 Wright-Curtis 3:45pm"

Side A:

 

1) male (student of poetry from WashingtonState) - "Lines from My Grandfather Face Down in a Ditch"

2) male (professor of poetry at Hiram) - "The Flesh"; "The Life Lovers"; "George"; "Why There is no Artificial Intelligence"; "Baseball Sacrifice: Sudden Death"

3) female - "Doctor's gone fishing. . ."

4) male - "Let's Hope This Thing Blows Over Soon"

5) female - "At the Corinthian Theater"; "Black and White"; "Port au Prince, Haiti: May 4th, 1972"; "Hunting Swan"; "Understanding"; "Not Now"

Side B:

 

1) female - "Bus Ride in Germany"; "What Can Come of Hurting"; "Coming Back"; "St. Nectarius"; "If we could only drink the dreams of the good world. . ."

2) female - "Ginseng Capital of the World"

3) Terry Emington - "For Allison's Daughter"; "Nobody Takes Me Serious"

4) male - "In Cambodia Where Already Dead" (?); "The Language of the Dead";"The Moving Wall Comes to Macomb, Illinois"

5) Ora Ford - "Come to the Master in Prayer"; "When We're All Together May 4th1970"; "I No Longer Need to Cry"; "God Made You Special"

6) male - "Time"

9. Cassette 9-- "5/5/90 Wright-Curtis 7:00 pm"

Side A:

 

1) Maggie Anderson - "Art in America"*(p.276)

2) Jane Pirto - "In 1970, the B52s. . ."

3) Richard Dillon - "Epigram Never Did Nothing"(?); "WildKingdom"

4) Mort Krahling - "Spring Kent"

5) Judy Kerman - "Politics"; "Coathanger"; "Mothering"; "The Use of Force in Public Architecture"; "Pilgrimage Place - KSU"; title in Hebrew

6) Terry Murcko - "Golgotha"; "Sometime During the Moonwalk Party in July1970"; "Even a Busted Clock"

7) John Sollers - "Instant Recall"

8) Ray Craig - "Gathering"

Side B:

 

1) Marc Harshman - "Almost"; "Listening and Telling"*(p.231); "Mousal"(?)

2) unidentified - "The Fourth Fact"; "The Mother and Child Reunion"; "I've sent my sister down the beach. . ."

3) Karl Patten - e.e. cummings' "Olaf"; "Remembering on a Birthday"; "Saint Cow"*(p.20)

4) Jean Valentine - Osip Mandelstam's "#394"*(p.100); "X"; "The Undervoice"

10. Cassette 10-- "5/5/90 Wright-Curtis 8:30 pm"

Side A:

 

1) Morton Marcus - "This is Life; This is my Body"; "The Cell"*(p.243); poem about the Yugoslavian birthplace of Charlie Simic(sp?); "The Other"

2) Maggie Anderson - "Heart Fire"*(p.188); "Gifts"

3) Jim Daniels - "Signing"; "Pieces"; "A Real Comedian: The True Genius of Bob Hope"*(p.111)

4) Sandra Williams - "Learning to Fish"*(p.21); "Speed of Sound"; "Traveling"

5) Tom Crawford - "The Firing"; untitled; "Laundry"; "Mourning Farouck"(?);"The Heart"*(p.264); "Song of the Carpenter"

Side B:

 

1) Tom Crawford (cont.) - untitled; "War Effort, 1943"*(p.16); "Snow"

2) Maxine Scates - Ann Stanford's "Our Town"*(p.91); "The Teacher"*(p.87)(written by Scates about Ann Stanford); "Desire in America"

3) David Sherin - "The Discovery of Fire"*(p.71); "Why East and West Don'tUnderstand One Another"; "They Only Went Out Once"; "Needles and Knees"

4) Lynn Sollers - "Three Lakes, Wisconsin"

5) Christopher Howell - Thomas O'Leary's "The Dream of a Citizen Soldier on the Eve of Execution"; "Dear Mrs. Terry"

11. Cassette 11-- "5/5/90 Wright-Curtis 10:30 pm"

Side A:

 

1) Christopher Howell (cont.) - "Liberty and Ten Years of Return"*(p.107); "SpiritHovering Above the Box"; " A Reminder to the Current President"*(p.31); "A Cry"

2) Irene McKinney - "Deep Mining"; "Visiting My Gravesite: Talbott Churchyard,West Virginia"*(p.207); "Chrysanthemums"; "Twilight in West Virginia: Mine Report"

3) Judith Platz - "You Must Want to Swim"; "Grandmother's Song"

4) Bill Tremblay - "Evening with Novelists at Crown Point Estates"; "Learning to Listen"; "Notes on Grace"

Side B:

1) Bill Tremblay (cont.) - selection from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass

2) Sharon Doubiago - journal entry of 7 May 1993; "Sometimes I Understand the Hatred Against Women"*(p.45); "Austin: the Making of the Boy"; journal entryregarding the Chappaquidick incident; "How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways"

3) Dick Bakken - virtually unintelligible ["Going into Moonlight,"p.265)]

12. Cassette 12-- Side A:

 

1) Dick Bakken (cont.)

2) female - Lisel Mueller's "Bedtime Story"*(p.167)

3) male - Alan Williamson's "Freeze-Frame"*(p.151)

4) female - Maxine Kumen's "The Poet's Garden"*(p.267)

5) male - Kelly Cherry's "The Fate of the Children"*(p.172)

6) male - William Studebaker's "Trace Elements Around the Saylor Creek Bombing Range"*(p.120)

7) female - Joy Harjo's "Eagle Poem"(p.282)

8) Elin Forchay? - "There is a cyclone fenced between ourselves and the slaughter. . ."

9) female - Sharon Olds' "The Protestor"*(p.50)

10) female - Jane Cooper's "The Flashboat"*(p.274); Tess Gallagher's "As If HeWere Free"*(p.269)

11) male - Jules Whitman's "Translitic"(sp?)

12) male - Edward Field's "The Scream"*

13) female - Robin Becker's "Birch Trees"* (interference)

14) male - "Poets of the world ignite. . ."

15) female - unintelligible

16) male - Lewis Parker's "The Eagle Call'; a poem submitted by a JacksonState student titled "A Slave's Prayer"

Side B: blank

 

End of Wright-Curtis program

 

13. Cassette 13-- "Gathering of Poets, Sunday, May 6, 1990 - PlumCreekPark"

Side A: blank

 

Side B:

 

1) male - history of poetry at Kent since 1970

2) Judy Platz? - Arthur O'Shaughnessy's "Ode"; "Mortality Poem"

3) male - untitled poem last half of tape blank

14. Cassette 14--"Wright-Curtis" 5/5/90 11:50am"


 

 

 

 

Box 76

 

Series 4: A Gathering of Poets Anthology

 

  1. Proposal for A Gathering of Poets
  2. Editor's Notes, misc. correspondence -- Anderson, Maggie
  3. Personal Notebooks – Anderson, Maggie
  4. Editor's Notes, misc. correspondence -- Craig, Ray
  5. Editor's Notes, misc. correspondence -- Gildzen, Alex
  6. Selection of Poems, Editor's notes
  7. Publication and Poet Permission Forms
  8. Permissions to Publish (most are copies -- the Press has the originals)
  9. Royalties
  10. "Preface" -- TS drafts
  11. "Prelude to a Gathering" -- TS drafts
  12. Poetry Submission No. 1
  13. Poetry Submission No. 2
  14. Poetry Submission No. 3
  15. Poetry Submission No. 4
  16. Poetry Submission No. 5
  17. Poetry Submission No. 6
  18. Poetry Submission No. 7
  19. Poetry Submission No. 8
  20. "Introduction" -- Page proofs
  21. Biographies of Contributing Poets
  22. "Contributors Notes" -- TS drafts
  23. "Acknowledgments" -- TS drafts
  24. "Acknowledgments" -- Page proofs
  25. Text -- Submissions, copy edited for input, folder 1
  26. Text -- Submissions, copy edited for input, folder 2
  27. Text -- Copy edited computer output
  28. Text -- Page proofs, #1
  29. Text -- Page proofs, #2
  30. Text -- Page proofs, #3
  31. Text -- Page proofs, #4
  32. Text -- Page proofs, #5
  33. Text -- Page proofs, #6
  34. Text -- Page proofs, #7

 

Box  76A

Series 4: A Gathering of Poets Anthology (cont’d)

  1. Text -- Page proofs, with corrections by poets
  2. Text -- Final page proofs, folder 1
  3. Text -- Final page proofs, folder 2
  4. Text -- Final page proofs, folder 3
  5. Text -- Page proofs, "Author Index"
  6. Text -- Page proofs, "Nov. & Dec. Texts", #1
  7. Text -- Page proofs, "Nov. & Dec. Texts", #2
  8. Text -- Page proofs, "March Text", #1
  9. Text -- Page proofs, "March Text", #2
  10. Press Clippings
  11. Readings, Notices
  12. Book Meetings and Notes
  13. Correspondence -- Contributing Poets
  14. Correspondence -- KSU Press
  15. Correspondence -- Editor to Editor
  16. Reviews
  17. Publicity Materials
  18. Interview Correspondence -- Lee, John