Papers of Gloria Frym, Bay Area-based poet, educator, and writer. The collection contains correspondence with other prominent
poets and writers; typescripts and drafts of published and unpublished creative literary works; teaching materials; and notebooks.
The papers also include biographical materials, audio recordings of interviews, and spoken word performances.
Gloria Frym was born in 1947, in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in Los Angeles, California. She earned her MA and BA degrees
at the University of New Mexico, studying with Robert Creeley. In the early part of her career, she taught creative writing
to inmates in the San Francisco county jail systems and with the work furlough programs. Her book,
How I Learned (1992), resulted from her work with the prison inmates, and was funded by several grants from the California Arts Council.