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Natalie Diaz, Reading, 30 September 2012 – Audio

Recorded at the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 30, 2012.

Natalie Diaz

Mohave poet Natalie Diaz reads from her work after an introduction by poet Arthur Sze, and then takes questions from the audience.

Natalie Diaz is the author of the poetry collection When My Brother Was an Aztec (Copper Canyon Press, 2012). She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Community. After playing professional basketball in Europe and Asia for several years, she completed her MFA in poetry and fiction at Old Dominion University. She was awarded the Bread Loaf 2012 Louis Untermeyer Scholarship in Poetry and a 2012 Narrative Prize for her poem “Downhill Triolets.” She currently lives in Mohave Valley, Arizona, and directs a language revitalization program at Fort Mojave, her home reservation. There she works with the last Elder speakers of the Mojave language.

You may see the video of this reading on the Lannan Podcast site or get further information on the Lannan Foundation site.

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Mei Mei Berssenbrugge with Arthur Sze, Conversation, 1 April 1999 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on April 1, 1999.

Mei Mei Berssenbrugge is the author of ten collections of poetry, including Fish Souls, Summits Move with the Tide, Random Possessions, Sphericity, and The Four Year Old Girl. Her work has been described as “spiritual exercises in physical form.” Ms. Berssenbrugge has received fellowships from the NEA and two American Book Awards from the Before Columbus Foundation. She read on April 1, 1999, and discussed her work with Lannan Poetry Award winner, Arthur Sze.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there.

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Arthur Sze with Frank Stewart, Conversation, 1 April 1997 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on April 1, 1997.

Arthur Sze, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, has published six books, including The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998, Archipelago, River River, and Dazzled. Mr. Sze’s work is informed by his interest in Native American culture, Eastern philosophies, and the nature of scientific inquiry. A second generation Chinese American, Mr. Sze was born in New York City in 1950. Mr. Sze read from The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998 on April 1, 1997 and talked with Frank Stewart, poet and editor of the literary journal, Manoa.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

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Arthur Sze, Reading, 1 April 1997 – Video

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on April 1, 1997.

Arthur Sze, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, has published six books, including The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998, Archipelago, River River, and Dazzled. Mr. Sze’s work is informed by his interest in Native American culture, Eastern philosophies, and the nature of scientific inquiry. A second generation Chinese American, Mr. Sze was born in New York City in 1950. Mr. Sze read from The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998 on April 1, 1997 and talked with Frank Stewart, poet and editor of the literary journal, Manoa.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

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