June Jordan: April 15, 1993

The Poetry Center presents June Jordan reading her essay "Requiem for the Champ" (written in response to boxer Mike Tyson having been convicted of sexual assault) followed by a selection of poems from Things That I Do in the Dark: Selected Poems, 1954–1977 (Random House, 1977), Passion (Beacon Press, 1980), Haruko: Love Poems (Serpent's Tail., 1993), Living Room: New Poems (Thunder's Mouth Press, 1985), Kissing God Goodbye (Anchor Books, 1997), and Directed by Desire: The Complete Poems of June Jordan (Copper Canyon Press, 2005).

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APA
Location
The Women's Building, San Francisco
Date
04/15/1993
Total Run Time
00:59:19
Contributor
Rosemary Catacalos
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