University of Delaware Library

Frym, Gloria.

Gloria Frym publicity materials and typescripts

1983 and undated


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F956


Creator: Frym, Gloria.


Title: Gloria Frym publicity materials and typescripts


Inclusive Dates: 1983 and undated


Extent: 10 items


Abstract: The Gloria Frym publicity materials and typescripts comprise seven poetry typescripts by award-winning American poet, lecturer, and writer Gloria Frym (born 1947), as well as publicity material relating to her receipt of the San Francisco State University Poetry Center's 1982 Book Award for Back to Forth. These items were originally laid into American poet Tom Clark's (born 1941) copy of Back to Forth, which was inscribed to him by Frym.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F956, Gloria Frym publicity materials and typescripts, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Box 66, F956: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 manuscript boxes

Location

Special Collections, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, 2013.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Dustin Frohlich, March 2014.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, http://www.lib.udel.edu/cgi-bin/askspec.cgi


Biographical Note

Award-winning American writer Gloria Frym (born 1947) is known for her prose poems and stories that explore themes of alienation. Frym attended the University of New Mexico, where she earned bachelor's and master's degrees and studied with American poet Robert Creeley. Early in her career, Frym taught creative writing in the San Francisco county jail systems. She published her first book of poetry, titled Impossible Affection, in 1979. She was later part of the core faculty in the poetics program at the New College of California (1987-2002). Her twelfth publication Homeless at Homewon the American Book Award for poetry in 2002.

Sources:

"Frym, Gloria." Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Gale Biography In Context). http://ic.galegroup.com (accessed March 11, 2014).

"Gloria Frym." California College of the Arts. https://www.cca.edu/academics/faculty/gfrym (accessed March 11, 2014).

Additional information derived from collection.


Scope and Content Note

The Gloria Frym publicity materials and typescripts comprise seven poetry typescripts by award-winning American poet, lecturer, and writer Gloria Frym (born 1947), as well as publicity material relating to her receipt of the San Francisco State University Poetry Center's 1982 Book Award for Back to Forth. These items were originally laid into American poet Tom Clark's (born 1941) copy of Back to Forth, inscribed to him by Frym. The volume is inscribed from Frym to Clark: "Tom—Siberia wouldn't be so bad with postcards from you. Gloria." The publicity materials consist of a postcard announcement and press release naming Frym and Stephen Rodefer recipients of the 1982 Poetry Center Book Award. Additionally laid in are seven undated typescripts of Frym's poems, several of which are signed by her: "Six of One," "All of Them," "Please," "First Lie," "The Hands of a Watch Are Made by Hands," "All the More," and "Manifesto."


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Frym, Gloria.
Clark, Tom, 1941- --Correspondence.
Corporate Names
San Francisco State University. Poetry Center.
Topical Terms
Poets, American--20th century.
American poetry--Awards.
Form/Genre Terms
Announcements.
Press releases.
Poems.
Typescripts.
Occupation
Authors.
Poets.
Personal Contributors
Clark, Tom, 1941- , correspondent.
Corporate Contributors
San Francisco State University. Poetry Center.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.


Materials Cataloged Separately

Tom Clark's copy of Back to Forth inscribed to him by Frym has been removed for cataloging with imprints in Special Collections.


Detailed Contents List

Announcement, circa 1983   [Box 66 F956]

Poetry Center of San Francisco State University's postcard announcement naming Frym as one of two winners of its 1982 book award for her work Back to Forth.

Press release, 1983 August 1   [Box 66 F956]

1 item (2 p. )

Envelope addressed to Tom Clark, 1983 July 21   [Box 66 F956]

"Six of One" poetry typescript, undated   [Box 66 F956]

1 item (2 p.)

Signed by Frym.

"All of Them" poetry typescript, undated   [Box 66 F956]

"Please" poetry typescript, undated   [Box 66 F956]

"First Lie" poetry typescript, undated   [Box 66 F956]

1 item (2 p.)

Signed by Frym.

"The Hands of a Watch Are Made by Hands" poetry typescript, undated   [Box 66 F956]

"All the More" poetry typescript, undated   [Box 66 F956]

"Manifesto" poetry typescript, undated   [Box 66 F956]