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Work Week

Work Week


Karen Brodine


    1977, 47 pages



    Karen Brodine was a poet, typsetter and activist. Her poems, including Work Week, explored class, gender, and labor struggles. Brodine was an early Kesley Street member and went on to become a leader in socialist and union movements, including Radical Women and Freedom Socialist Party. She died of breast cancer in 1987 at the age of 40.


    Karen Brodine memorial from Red Letter Press 


    Review of Workweek from Sukey Durham of the Freedom Socialist Party, 1978


    David Buuck on Karen Brodine for Small Press Traffic


    Unbidden Tongues reprint of selections from Woman Sitting at the Machine, Thinking and Censorship

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