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Alice Notley

Reading for the MFA Reading Series, Boise State University, Boise, April 5, 2013

  • complete reading (52:30): MP3

Reading for the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia Art Foundation, New York:Chelsea, November 10, 2011

with Brenda Coultas

  • complete reading (32:46): MP3


Luncheon at the Kelly Writers House, November 3, 2011

  • complete reading (1:09:18): MP3

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Reading for Double Change, Paris, December 14, 2010

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, May 1, 2010

  • complete reading (35:10): MP3

PoemTalk Podcast #25, discussing Notley's "I The People," November 7, 2009

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

In discussion with Rachel Blau DuPlessis and class, Temple University, February 20, 2001

  • complete discussion (2:08:11): MP3

from textsound Issue #2, Fall 2008

  • Judgment in Rosy Quartz (7:44): MP3
  • The Cross (6:24): MP3

Appearing at The New Freedoms, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, April 9, 1994

  • Complete Recording (1:57:29): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, November 6, 2006

  • Introduction by Jessica Lowenthal (6:49): MP3
  • Complete Recording: Video
  • Complete Recording (1:04:41) MP3
  • Discussion (11:51): MP3

Reading from Grave of Light

  • Jack Would Speak Through the Imperfect Medium of Alice (3:00): MP3
  • The Ten Best Issues of Comic Books (0:55): MP3
  • So Much (0:37): MP3
  • I the People (1:46): MP3
  • More important than having been born is your city (0:22): MP3
  • "A car" "awash with blood" (1:46): MP3
  • Help Me Corpus Sagrada (3:48): MP3
  • Enuma Elish (0:34): MP3
  • Grave of Light (7:02): MP3

Reading from Alma, or the Dead Women

  • Answer if You Can (3:22): MP3
  • Ballad (3:05): MP3
  • Pollen (2:11): MP3

More Readings from Grave of Light

From "Songs and Stories of the Ghouls" (Tracks 13-18)
  • "What she reports against you isn't" (1:09): MP3
  • "The city I founded I will found again" (0:43): MP3
  • "What were you doing when I thought you were dead" (1:30): MP3
  • "If you meet me here I was Lady" (0:30): MP3
  • "I stand here in whose eyes" (1:02): MP3
  • "Woman with antlers, deer-headed antlered woman" (1:07): MP3
  • from In the Pines, 14 (7:40): MP3

from Frequency Audio Journal, First Issue, 2004

  • c. 81 (from Mysteries of Small Houses) (2:48): MP3

discussing Mysteries of Small Houses & Disobedience on Cross-Cultural Poetics #28, "EuroNorthAmerica," 2004

  • complete program (28:36): MP3

discussing The Descent of Alette on Cross-Cultural Poetics #10, "American in Paris," January 7, 2004

  • complete program (54:42): MP3

Interview at the Kelly Writers House, October 29, 1998

  • Complete Recording (53:20): MP3

Writers Institute, Albany, November 2, 1995, recorded by Chris Funkhouser

Complete Reading (46:05): MP3

Reading in Buffalo, New York, April 10, 1987

  1. Comments (0:26): MP3
  2. Love Song (1:23): MP3
  3. In Ancient December (2:16): MP3
  4. Get Away (1:26): MP3
  5. All My Life (0:15): MP3
  6. Songbook (1:29): MP3
  7. Homage to Marianne Moore (2:45): MP3
  8. Margaret and Dusty (0:44): MP3
  9. Sweetheart (3:45): MP3
  10. Fate (0:15): MP3
  11. I Was Born (0:49): MP3
  12. Corpus Sagrada (1:29): MP3
  13. In This Paradise (2:11): MP3
  14. What To Bring (4:24): MP3
  15. I The People (2:12): MP3
  16. Poem (2:16): MP3
  17. Parts of a Wedding (0:40): MP3
  18. This Chair (2:14): MP3
  19. Amorchord (0:48): MP3
  20. At Night The States (8:55): MP3
  21. Poem (2:13): MP3
  22. Complete Reading (43:04): MP3

From The World Record: Readings at the St. Mark's Poetry Project, 1969-1980

  • A Woman Comes Into the Room (recorded February 21, 1979) (1:06): MP3

Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Rochelle Kraut, Barbara Barg, Jim Brodey, Bob Holman, Daniel Krakauer, Steve Levine, Greg Masters, Simon Pettet, Michael Scholnick, Jeff Wright, and Gary Lenhart, July 27, 1978

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Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Eileen Myles, June 16, 1977

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Reading in Bolinas, CA, December 2, 1971

  1. Introduction by Ted Berrigan (2:19): MP3
  2. Conversation (1:21): MP3
  3. Creatures (2:59): MP3
  4. April (0:33): MP3
  5. Echoes Others (1:26): MP3
  6. Cold Poem (0:22): MP3
  7. Once More (0:09): MP3
  8. Poem (1:29): MP3
  9. December (0:34): MP3
  10. Free (0:09): MP3
  11. We Arrived and What We Did (0:52): MP3
  12. Sonnet 1 (0:55): MP3
  13. Sonnet 2 (0:53): MP3
  14. Sonnet 5, take 1 (0:50): MP3
  15. Sonnet 5, take 2 (0:39): MP3
  16. Sonnet 8 (1:14): MP3
  17. Sonnet 10 (0:39): MP3
  18. Sonnet 12 (0:44): MP3
  19. Sonnet 15 (0:44): MP3
  20. Sonnet 16 (0:51): MP3
  21. Sonnet 22 (0:38): MP3
  22. Sonnet 23 (0:46): MP3
  23. Sonnet 24 (1:04): MP3

    Complete Reading (23:31): MP3

    (Sonnets from 165 Meeting House Lane, C Press)

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