Jean-Marie Cook, Patricia Goedicke's sister, and Goedicke’s close friends, Deirdre McNamer and Patricia Anthony Grean, discuss Patricia Goedicke’s life and poetry. Cook discusses Goedicke’s childhood, focusing on the relationship she had with their psychiatrist father, as well as her cancer and medical history. The group describes Goedicke’s writing habits and routine, her path to publication, her teaching, and her relationships with her students. They also detail Goedicke’s commitment to poetry and to her husband, Leonard Wallace Robinson.
Poetry; Montana poets; Montana authors; Patricia Goedicke; Poetry publication; Poetry teaching; Leonard Wallace Robinson; University of Montana, Missoula; Creative Writing program, University of Montana; Deidre McNamer
Montana Artists, Authors, and Journalists Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (19 p.: 28 cm.)
McNamer, Deidre; Cook, Jean-Marie; and Grean, Patricia, "Deidre McNamer, Jean-Marie Cook, and Patricia Anthony Grean Interview, September 19, 2006" (2006). Montana Artists, Authors, and Journalists Oral History Collection. 6.