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Lannan Foundation

Overview
Works: 433 works in 983 publications in 2 languages and 16,142 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Literary readings  Educational films  Filmed performances  Poetry  Documentary films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
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Adrienne Rich by Adrienne Rich( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During her 40-year career, Adrienne Rich has been a poet of great moral presence and enduring creative power, a poet whose aesthetic is linked with her political sensibilities. Ms. Rich reads from An Atlas of the Difficult World, Diving into the Wreck and The Fact of a Doorframe and talks with Michael Silverblatt. The reading and conversation took place on May 14, 1992, in Los Angeles"--Container
Joy Harjo by Joy Harjo( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 290 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."
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 278 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 260 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
Gary Snyder by Gary Snyder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 247 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 239 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
Lucille Clifton by Lucille Clifton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 237 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."--VHS container
Amiri Baraka by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 231 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 229 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 228 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
Robert Creeley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 223 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 13, 1990
Denise Levertov by Denise Levertov( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 220 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
Paule Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 212 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
Richard Wilbur by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Sonia Sanchez by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 211 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 211 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"-- VHS container
Bird migration patterns in the arid southwest--final report by Janet M Ruth( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis J. Rodriguez by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 209 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
Sandra Cisneros by Sandra Cisneros( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 major poets read and discuss the origins of their poetry: Yehuda Amichai, Lucille Clifton, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Gluck, Joy Harjo, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, W.S. Merwin, Czeslaw Milosz, Octavio Paz, Ishmael Reed, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, and Alice Walker
 
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