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Messing, Shelley

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Works: 7 works in 7 publications in 1 language and 40 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Shelley Messing
Making contact : poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yom HaShoah service commemorating the Holocaust( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women's resistance in the Holocaust, a special program to mark Holocaust Remembrance day. Irena Klepfisz, Melanie Kaye and other women gather at Woman Books on April 21, 1982 to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and the 39th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Broadcast on April 20, 1983
Carolyn Forche reads from A Country Between Us( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroly Forche (b. 1950), poet and human rights activist, reads from her second book of poetry "A Country Between Us", which reflects on her experiences in El Salvador. She is heard on Writers Block [a poetry magazine of the air] program hosted by Cornelius Eady and Shelly Messing. Her reading was recorded at the Brooklyn Museum, NYC on November 22, 1982. Her first book of poetry is "Gathering the Tribes". She is from Virginia, a white woman activist for Amnesty International. She was invited, as an American writer, to visit El Salvador to report on the situation (her first trip was in January 1978). Her poetry reflects El Salvadorian human rights abuse themes
Frances Jaffer reads her poetry( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The San Francisco-based poet Frances Jaffer (1921-1999) reads from her work, talks about her life and discusses feminist poetics with Shelley Messing. Produced by Messing for the Drama & Literature Department of WBAI with technical assistance from Viv Sutherland
Nice Jewish girls( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from a reading by women whose work appears in Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology, ed. Evelyn Torton Beck, published by Persephone Press (Watertown, MA), 1982. Recorded June 16, 1982 at WomanBooks in New York City. Irena Klepfisz introduces the evening with a message about the crisis in the Middle East. Features readings by Bernice Mennis, Evelyn "Evie" Beck, Irena Klepfisz, Gloria Greenfield, and Melanie Kaye. Produced by Shelley Messing. Contains sensitive language
Linda Pastan and Melanie Kaye read their poetry( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women poets read their poetry. First is Linda Pastan (b. 1932) of Potomac Maryland, author of "Aspects of Eve," "A Perfect Circle of Sun," and "The Five Stages of Grief." This is an edited version of a reading she gave at the Brooklyn Museum in February (1982?). We thank Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association for use of their tape. The second reader is Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz (b. 1945) who grew up in Brooklyn and now lives in Maine. She is the author of and is reading from her book "We Speak in Code" (sound is very muffled and there is bleed-through during her reading)
Women's Poetry Reading to benefit Ikon Magazine( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second half of the excerpted version of the benefit reading held for Ikon Magazine on October 16 1982 at New York University. The event was emceed by poet Patricia Spears Jones. Readers are Lois Elaine Griffith (one of the founding poets of the Nuryorican Poets Cafe), Hettie Jones (b. 1935, ex-wife of Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka), Irena Klelpfisz (b.1941), Audre Lorde (1934-1992), and Susan Sherman (founding editor of Ikon Magazine)
 
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