Re: [Videolib] Free videos of major poets and writers for US

Brigid Duffy (
Wed, 30 Jun 2004 13:17:27 -0700

Just spoke with Jo Chapman of the Lannan Foundation; they stopped
making copies of their videos a couple years ago and are now only
distributing the (few) prints they have left.

Brigid Duffy
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132-4200

On Friday, June 11, 2004, at 06:20 AM, Steve Fesenmaier wrote:

> Lannan Video collection for donation to libraries
> Since 1988, the Lannan foundation has produced full-length video
> programs
> featuring major poets and writers from around the world reading
> and
> discussing their work. The intent of the video series is to
> promote
> the
> work of contemporary writers, to broaden the audience for
> literature, and
> to record writers for archival purposes. There are currently 83
> titles in
> the series.
> Programs featuring Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Wendell Berry, Lucille
> Clifton,
> Eduardo Galeano, William Gass, Jorie Graham, Robert Hass, Gish
> Jen,
> Jamaica
> Kincaid, Li-Young Lee, W.S. Merwin, Czeslaw Milosz, Chet Raymo,
> Adrienne
> Rich, Wallace Shawn, and A. J. Verdelle were recently added to the
> library.
> Click here to listen to audio files of any of these titles.
> Donation Program
> Lannan donates the Video Library to public libraries, high
> schools,
> colleges
> and universities, literary, community, and cultural centers, and
> correctional institutions. All videos are in VHS format. For more
> information on the donation program you can send an email to
> jo[at],
> call 505.986.8160 x 112, or send a letter to Jo Chapman, Lannan
> Foundation,
> 313 Read Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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