Readings: Audio Recordings

June 29, 2004
Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Heather Akerberg, Brenda Coultas, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, and Joanne Kyger

 

June 30, 2002: “Life as We Know of”
Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Roberto Tejado, Robing Blaser, Bobbie Loiuse Hawkins, Eileen Myles, and Akilah Oliver reading
Introduction from Bobbie Louise Hawkins by Akilah Oliver

 

March 15, 2002
Left Hand Reading Series, Boulder, CO
“Outake Plus,” “Novel Excerpt,” “Characters”

 

June 14, 2000: “Honoring the muse”
Boulder County Safehouse, Boulder, CO
First half of a benefit for the Boulder County Safehouse, a shelter for battered women. Female poets read their own work, and the work of other women poets.
Full reading included: Lee Christopher, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Max Regan, Thalia Field, Julie Kizershot, Eileen Myles, Hettie Jones, Janine Pommy Vega, and Anne Waldman.

 

June 8, 2000: “Welcome to the Bon Voyage Hotel”
Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Janine Pommy Vega Vega, and Hettie Jones

 

October 24, 1998: “All the livelong day”
Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Steven Taylor, Lisa Jarnot, and Bobbie Louise Hawkins

 

July 22, 1993: “The Sanguin Breast of Margaret” and “Work and getting on with it”
Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Bobbie Louise Hawkins and Carl Rakosi
Introduction for Bobbie by Allen Ginsberg

 

July 8, 1993: “Reading of Ted Berrigan’s Sonnets”
Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Naropa students, faculty, and friends read Berrigan’s Sonnets in “round-robin” style.
Readers include: Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Bobbie Louise Hawkinds, Anselm Hollo, and Mark DuCharme

 

July 8, 1989: “Mrs. Florence Foster Jenkins”
Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Steven Taylor and Bobbie Louise Hawkins

 

October 19, 1988: “Robert Duncan Memorial”
Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Anne Waldman, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Jack Collom, and others

 

July 13, 1987: “Middle-Aged Woman Stardust Rap”
Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Full reading included: Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, and Steven Taylor

 

April 23, 1987: “One Small Saga” and “Almost Everything”
Naropa University, Boulder, CO

 


October 14, 1979
Alfred University, Alfred, NY
“First Poem,” “hey Don’t Believe It,” “Song,” “If You Don’t Get Planted.” “A Block Ahead,” “A Poem for Women and for Men,” “Rainbow,” “The Treasure Rises,” “He Still Lived,” “Thought Called Helen,” “Story 1,” “Story 2,” “Story 3

 


Date Unknown: “The Elevation of Terre Haute is 50 Feet”
St. Mark’s Poetry Project, New York, NY

 


October 17, 1975: “A Poem for Women and for Men”
Buffalo, NY

 


October 17, 1975: “The Treasure Rises”
Buffalo, NY

 


October 17, 1975: “Times Like These, A Romance”
Buffalo, NY

 


October 17, 1975: “Back to Texas”
Buffalo, NY

 

1971: “Listen,” Radio play by Robert Creeley and Bobbie Louise Hawkins
Listen was first published in 1972 by Black Sparrow Press, in an edition containing monoprints by Bobbie Louise Hawkins. The recording was released on cassette by Black Sparrow in the same year. The play was first broadcast by Westdeutscher Rundfunk, West Germany, on December 1, 1971 in a translation by Klaus Reichert.
The quotation beginning at 15:56 and ending 16:48 (“Now if you are sitting opposite me . . .”) is from The Divided Self by R.D. Laing, Penguin, London 1965, p. 21.
The quotation beginning at 17:09 and ending at 17:19 (“The I . . .”) is from Notebooks 1914-1916 by Ludwig Wittgenstein, translated by Anscombe, Harper Torchbook, New York, 1969, p. 80.