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Galway Kinnell

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"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.
VHS
1989; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
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Lucille Clifton

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"Lucille Clifton, two times a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container.
VHS
1989; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
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Alice Walker

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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.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Carlos Fuentes

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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leading novelist and critic, reads from his novels The death of Artemio Cruz and Christopher unborn, as well as unpublished works in English and Spanish.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.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Amiri Baraka

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Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Anne Waldman

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Anne Waldman, twice the World Heavyweight Poetry Bout Champion and co-founder of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute, reads from Helping the Dreamer, New & Selected Poems, and unpublished work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. She is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Adrienne Rich

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"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.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Barry Lopez

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"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.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Denise Levertov

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"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.
VHS
1994; 1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Derek Mahon

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"Derek Mahon, born in Belfast, is one of the most important Irish poets writing today. Mr. Mahon's rich, elegant, and elegiac poetry exemplifies the creative vitality of contemporary Irish verse. He has published more than 12 books of poetry, as well as several verse translations. Derek Mahon, who received a Lannan Poetry Fellowship, read from his Selected poems on March 8, 1994, and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Eavan Boland

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"Eavan Boland is a major Irish poet, and in her nine books of poetry she explores the relationship between gender, art, and national identity--'the meeting place between womanhood and history.' Eavan Boland read from In a time of violence and Outside history on November 16, 1994, in Los Angeles. She discussed her work with Los Angeles poet Eloise Klein Healy whose books include Artemis in Echo Park and Ordinary wisdom"--Container.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Gary Snyder

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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.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Gilbert Sorrentino

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"Gilbert Sorrentino is an innovative and darkly humorous stylistic virtuoso who has written more than 20 books of fiction, poetry and criticism. He reads from Under the Shadow, a work composed of 59 independent, surreal tales which display his imaginative brilliance and satiric power. The reading took place on March 2, 1993, in Los Angeles, and Gibert Sorrentino talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Hayden Carruth

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"Hayden Carruth is a distinguished poet, essayist, and editor. He is 'a people's poet, readily understood, a tribune of our common humanity, welfare and plight. Carruth is also a poet's poet, a virtuoso of form from the sonnet to free verse, from medieval metrics to jazz ones'--The Nation. Mr Carruth read from his Collected shorter poems, 1946-1991, which received a National Book Critics Circle Award, on November 9, 1993, in Los Angeles. He talked about his poetry with Michael Silverblatt"--Container.
VHS
1994; 1993
Ivy (By Request)
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John Edgar Wideman

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"John Edgar Wideman is one of America's premier fiction writers. With language full of sinew and music, he writes about the evolving role of the black man in today's society, chronicling the often brutal and enraging experiences of African Americans who are struggling to survive. He read from The Stories of John Edgar Wideman and work in progress in Los Angeles on April 6, 1993, and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Joy Harjo

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"Joy Harjo, one of the most important Native American poets and author of 'She had Some Horses', reads for the Laguna Poets in Laguna Beach and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Kay Boyle

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"Kay Boyle, who has published more than 30 books in a rich career that stretches back to Paris in the 20's, gives her final performance at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Sean Wong"--Container.
VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Luis J. Rodriguez

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"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"--Container.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Pattiann Rogers

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"Pattiann Rogers weaves biological, botanical, and zoological details into her astonishing poetry. Her identification with the natural world results in poetry that is intense, spiritual, and sensual. She reads from Geocentric, The Tattooed Lady in the Garden, Splitting and Binding and unpublished work. She read on May 4, 1993, in Los Angeles and talked with Michael Silverblatt"--Container.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Paul West

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"Paul West's fertile imagination demonstrates the limitless possibilities of language and fiction in his 15 novels. Mr. West, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, reads from his books Tenement of clay, Out of my depths, Rat man of Paris, The women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper, and Love's mansion. Mr. West's reading and talk with Michael Silverblatt took place on September 21, 1993, in Los Angeles"--Container.
VHS
1994; 1993
Ivy (By Request)