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Lannan Foundation

Overview
Works: 435 works in 984 publications in 2 languages and 15,937 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Literary readings  Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Filmed performances  Poetry  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
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Joy Harjo by Joy Harjo( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 287 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."
Adrienne Rich by Adrienne Rich( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reading and conversation took place on May 14, 1992, in Los Angeles and on February 3, 1988
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 274 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
Octavio Paz by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 257 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"--Container
Gary Snyder by Gary Snyder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 243 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 )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 237 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"--Container
Lucille Clifton by Lucille Clifton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ms. Clifton received a 1996 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. She read from T̀he book of light' and T̀he terrible stories' on May 21, 1996"--Container
Amiri Baraka by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Sharon Olds( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 225 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
W.S. Merwin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"W.S. Merwin, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center from Selected poems and The rain in the trees and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams. The reading took place on May 16, 1988"-- VHS container
Robert Creeley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 220 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
Bird migration patterns in the arid southwest--final report by Janet M Ruth( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denise Levertov by Denise Levertov( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 215 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"-- VHS container. Followed by an interview
Richard Wilbur by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Paule Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 209 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"--Container
Luis J. Rodriguez by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 208 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
Sonia Sanchez by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sonia Sanchez ... a dynamic poet, playwright, activist and teacher ... read from Homegirls & Handgrenades and Under a Soprano Sky ... Ms. Sanchez was interviewed by poet Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 207 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
Sandra Cisneros by Sandra Cisneros( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sandra Cisneros reads her story "Eleven" and other works and is interviewed by Dorothy Allison on Oct. 8, 1996
Barry Lopez( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 204 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"--Container
 
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