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Diane di Prima

Wednesday Night: Gary Lenhart, Diane DiPrima, St. Mark's Church, NY, May 9, 2001

Library of Congress recording (1:10:11):

Wednesday Series: Renee Gladman and Diane di Prima, St. Mark’s Church, NY, April 1, 1998

Recorded on audiocassette. Recording hosted by the Library of Congress.

  1. Side A (47:15): link
  2. Side B (52:12): link

Interview with di Prima by Billy Klüver, San Francisco, Nov. 17, 1992

Listen to the recording (57:32) and read about the context of the interview, at TOPOS

Used with the permission of Julie Martin

PennSound only: archival copy

Reading with Amiri Baraka, recorded by the Naropa Institute, July 26, 1978

  1. Introduction (3:10): MP3
  2. Revolutionary Letter #31 (0:51): MP3
  3. Revolutionary Letter #27 (0:40): MP3
  4. Revolutionary Letter #66 (1:50): MP3
  5. Avé (4:17): MP3
  6. From Loba, Part 1 (6:33): MP3
  7. From Loba, Part 2 (5:11): MP3
  8. From Loba, Part 3 (3:27): MP3
  9. From Loba, Part 4 (6:27): MP3
  10. From Loba, Part 5 (5:09): MP3
  • Full Reading (42:17): MP3

Reading at the National Poetry Festival, June 14-24, 1973

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Reading from Revolutionary Letters, various performances

  1. Revolutionary Letter #16, 1969 (1:00): MP3
  2. Revolutionary Letter #19, date unknown (1:54): MP3
  3. Revolutionary Letter #27, Naropa 1978 (0:41): MP3

Also of interest

Pierre Joris reading di Prima's "Rant" at Poems for the Milennium

Ammiel Alcalay and Ana Bozičević discuss di Prima for Cross Cultural Poetics


These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the readers. © 1992 by the Estate of Diane di Prima. Used with permission of the Estate of Diane di Prima. Distributed by PennSound.