Interviews, Reviews, Talks and More

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Conversations In Community With Nature with Gay Bradshaw

Post-doom with Michael Dowd: September 2022

Resistance Radio: Interviews with Derrick Jensen, October 17, 2022 & April 26, 2023

The Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project: Interview with Nina Pick, August 18, 2020

Sage Advice from a True Elder: Interview with Connie Zweig, January 2, 2019

TeddyTalk Podcast: Interview with Teddy Tannenbaum, August 3, 2018

The Lost Etiquette: Sharon English in Conversation with Deena Metzger, August 2017

RATTLE #22: Tribute to Poets Abroad,
Winter 2004. Interview: Deena Metzger

Los Angeles Review Number 2 2005 dedicated to Deena Metzger
With section Riff from Doors: A Fiction for Jazz Horn
Peter Levitt interviewing Deena Metzger

Deena Metzger: An Interview with Virginia Webster
Northridge Review, Fall, 1985



Cynthia Travis reviews La Vieja: A Journal of Fire at

Review of A Rain of Night Birds by Krista Hiser.

Cynthia Travis reviews A Rain of Night Birds at

Review of What Dinah Thought on white

Into the Heart of Writing: Writing For Your Life by Deena Metzger, by Joel Friedlander for The Book Designer

Deena Metzger is part of the great magic in the world, by Kate Gale: A Mind Never Dormant.

What’s the Story? Reading Deena Metzger’s: The Woman Who Slept with Men to Take the War out of Them by L. Timmel Duchamp

RUIN AND BEAUTY by Deena MetzgerReview by Lori A. May

Thinking Through the Lens: Reframing Experiences of Breast Cancer by Taylor Elyse Cain. Re: Deena Metzger and breast cancer.

For more than forty years, Deena Metzger has been demonstrating her dedication not only to penning wonderful poems, but also to living a life as a Literary Citizen. When reading the media release provided by the publisher, Red Hen Press, I immediately thought of Whitman and Emerson and the primal call for our poets to take action…. Metzger is a master of her language, a guiding force for her pen, and through her substantial collection, she is also a poet’s poet, one who knows how to solicit emotion and call for action.”
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A Brief History of a Feminist Mind is the text of a talk Deena gave for the WCLA Women Writers Series in alliance with the Feminist Majority Foundation / Ms.Magazine, February 27, 2014.