NEW YORK SALON NEWSLETTERS
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The text of the newsletters has been reproduced as it was printed, including all punctuation, use of capitals, etc. Obvious orthographic mistakes were corrected.
- December 1975. Describes Salon devoted to Lynda Schor's reading from Appetites.
- January 1976. Describes Salon devoted to Erika Duncan's reading of "The Death of Clair", publications by members of the Salon, writing courses, etc.
- February 1976. Describes an upcoming reading of "Rebecca" by Karen Malpede.
- March 1976. Announces an additional reading by Erika Duncan from her novel "The Death of Claire."
- April 1976. Describes a variety of readings, theater events, and publications. Announces readings by Carole Rosenthal of her works.
- August 1976. Describes a reading by Susan Yankowitz of her book Silent Witness.
- September 1976. Describes a variety of readings, theater and art events, and publications. Announces readings by Marge Piercy of her works.
- October 1976. Describes a forthcoming reading by Robin Morgan, and various other projects and publications.
- December 1976. Describes a variety of publications and events.
- January 1977. Describes a salon devoted to readings by Mary Epes, Deena Metzger, and Sharon Spencer.
- February 1977. Describes a salon devoted to Carole Spearing McCauley's reading from Happenthing in Travel On.
- March 1977. Describes a salon for writings from prison; the feminist legal community's efforts to ban the movie "Snuff."
- April 1977. Describes Salon devoted to Vivan Gornick.
- May 1977. Describes a salon dedicated to a reading from Cynthia Griffin Wolff's work, "A Feat of Words: the triumph of Edith Wharton." Also describes a reading of poetry by Olga Broumas.
- September 1977. Announces a salon devoted to Judy Chicago's work. Also includes letters and statements from Gloria Orenstein, Natalie Clifford Barney, Erika Duncan (on publishing), Dolores Brandon (on theater), and Carole Spearing McCauley.
- October 1977. Announces a salon devoted to readings by Mary Hartman and Barbara Fisher Perry about Victorian murderesses and Pacifist Pickpockets. The newsletter reproduced several photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, which are also reproduced in the electronic version of the newsletter.
- November-December 1977. Announces a salon for Kate Millett's the Basement, and a salon at The National Women's Conference, Seneca Falls.
- January-February 1978. Describes salons devoted to Judith Sherwin and Naomi Lazard, and to Evelyn Alloy.
- May-June 1978. Describes Salon devoted to several women poets from the Women's Writing Collective of Toronto, and contemporary women artists with a slide lecture by Gloria Orenstein.
- November-December 1978. Describes salosn devoted to readings by E. M. Broner, Valerie Miner, and Jana Harris. Also describes the inception of a Salon in Paris called Le Lieu Dit, by Gloria Orenstein.
- September-October 1979. Describes the works of Jovette Marchessault and Katherine Brady.
- November-December 1979. Describes Salon devoted to Phyllis Chesler and Maxine Sobel.
- January-February 1980. Describes Salon devoted to Mira Hammermesh.
- March-April 1980. Describes Salon devoted to black women writers (Cheryl Clarke, Thulani Davis, Toi Derricotte), and a Salon devoted to Roberta Kosse, feminist composer.
- May-June 1980. Describes Salon devoted to Andrea Dworkin and Muriel Rukeyser.
- September-October 1980. Describes Salon devoted to readings by Jana Harris (from her novel Alaska) and Louise Bernikow (from her study Among Women)
- November 1980. Describes a Salon devoted to readings by Paula Gunn Allen and Linda Hogan.
- March 1982. Describes a salon devoted to women's poetry from Third World countries, and a salon devoted to Meridel Le Sueur.
- October-November 1982. Includes statements by Alix Kates Shulman, Valerie Miner, and Pam McAllister.
- March-June 1983. Describes the staging of Karen Malpede's play Sappho and Aphrodite, and readings of Robin Morgan's and Susannah Heschel's works.
- May-June 1984. 10th anniversary and last New York Salon. With readings by Margaret Randall and Judith Malina
- April 4, 1985. West Coast Women's Salon, announcing a slide-lecture by Carol Wells on the role of culture in the new Nicaragua.
- April 8, 1985. West Coast Womens Salon, text for Woman's Building newsletter.
- Calendar of events for 1985 at the West Coast Salon.
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