Poetry Center Archives Feature Collection of Recordings by African American Women

Friday, September 06, 2019

COLBY COLLEGE (WATERVILLE, MAINE) -- At the Poetry Center Digital Archive at The Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, White compiled a digital collection of 14 “historic recordings features, in alphabetical order, original Poetry Center readings by Ai, Maya Angelou, Gwendolyn Brooks, Lucille Clifton, Jayne Cortez, Wanda Coleman, Audre Lorde, June Jordan and Pat Parker” that was just released. Dubbed Black Women in the Archives, the project was completed during White’s time as The Poetry Center scholar in residence in 2016.