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Lannan Foundation

Overview
Works: 323 works in 672 publications in 3 languages and 21,818 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed literary readings  Filmed interviews  Educational films  Short films  Poetry  Documentary films  Biography  Internet videos 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
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Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award winning writer, reads poems and excerpts from her novels at the Los Angeles Theatre Center on Jan. 9, 1989. Journalist Evelyn White interviews Walker at her home in Mendocino County, Calif. on June 22, 1989
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Allen Ginsberg, one of the major poetic voices of the twentieth century, reads poems and sings songs accompanied by Donald Was ... at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California; and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"-- VHS Container
Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's leading novelist and critic, reads from his novels The death of Artemio Cruz and Christopher unborn, as well as unpublished works in English and Spanish. He is interviewed in Los Angeles by Lewis MacAdams
Joy Harjo by Joy Harjo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Joy Harjo as she discusses her work and reads from her poetry, including "The woman who fell from the sky", "Secrets from the center of the world", "In mad love and war", and "She had some horses."
Octavio Paz by Octavio Paz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"-- VHS container
Amiri Baraka by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, has written about music, politics, and culture. He reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Gary Snyder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams, and speaks with high school students at Harvard School
Seamus Heaney by Seamus Heaney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seamus Heaney from County Derry, bears witness to Ireland's complex, violent past and present. One of the finest living poets, he reads from Selected Poems 1966-1987 and talks with Michael Silverblatt. The reading and conversation took place on Oct. 15, 1991, in Los Angeles"-- VHS container
W.S. Merwin by W. S Merwin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"W.S. Merwin, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Sharon Olds( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharon Olds, award-winning poet and teacher, reads from The Dead and the Living, The Gold Cell, and unpublished work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. She is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Galway Kinnell by Galway Kinnell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Galway Kinnell, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Ishmael Reed by Ishmael Reed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 26, 1989, in Venice, Calif., Reed read from his New and selected poems and his novel The terrible threes. Includes portions of an interview with poet Lewis MacAdams
Denise Levertov( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Denise Levertov, born in England in 1923, has long been an important American poet, essayist, editor, and teacher. Her poetry is musical, meditative, and transcendent, addressing the nature of faith, the imperiled beauty of the natural world, love, and politics. Ms. Levertov, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, read from Evening train and unpublished work on December 7, 1993, in Los Angeles"--Container. Followed by an interview
Robert Creeley by Robert Creeley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Creeley reads his poems and talks with students at the Harvard School. Includes an interview with him conducted by Lewis MacAdams at the Gallery of the Lannan Foundation in Los Angeles on April 16, 1990
Richard Wilbur( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Louise Glück, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Barry Lopez( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his books Arctic Dreams, Of Wolves and Men and Crossing Open Ground, Barry Lopez eloquently explores man's sense of his place in the natural world, the intrinsic power of the landscape and human involvement with wild animals. In a reading that took place on Oct. 5, 1992, in Los Angeles, Barry Lopez reads his essay Rediscovery of North America and talks with Michael Silverblatt"-- VHS container
Paule Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paule Marshall, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, has said that the source of her art is the expressive talk she heard as a girl among the West Indian women in her mother's kitchen. Ms. Marshall, who has received a MacArthur Fellowship, has written four novels and two collections of stories. On April 12, 1994, she read from Daughters and talked with Michael Silverblatt in Los Angeles"--VHS container
Luis J. Rodriguez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis J. Rodriguez is a poet, journalist and publisher who grew up in Watts and East Los Angeles. His writings give voice and dignity to those whose lives are scarred by violence, racism and poverty. He reads from his books of poetry, The Concrete River and Poems Across the Pavement, and from his memoirs, Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. He read on Dec. 8, 1992, in Los Angeles and talked with Michael Silverblatt
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philip Levine, winner of the National Book Critic's Circle Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
 
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