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Fri Mar 30 2012 Art Means Nothing if it Simply Decorates the Dinner Table of Power which Holds it Hostage
Alice Walker & Frances Goldin on the Life of Legendary Poet Adrienne Rich (1929-2012) The legendary poet, essayist and feminist Adrienne Rich died on March 27, 2012, at the age of 82 in her Santa Cruz, California home. Rich was one of the most celebrated poets of the last half-century and a lifelong advocate for women, gay and lesbian rights, peace and racial justice. Rich drew widespread acclaim for her many volumes of poetry and prose, which brought the oppression of women and lesbians into the public spotlight.

Adrienne Rich was a key figure in the women’s movement and an uncompromising critic of the powerful. Rich won numerous awards and honors, including the National Book Award for the 1973 collection Diving into the Wreck. Refusing to accept the award alone, she appeared onstage with poets Audre Lorde and Alice Walker, and the three accepted the award on behalf of all women.

imc_photo.gifimc_audio.gifAlice Walker & Frances Goldin on the Life of Legendary Poet Adrienne Rich

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