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Lannan Video Catalogue

An asterisk (*) following the name of the author indicates that the artist is also featured in the video Where Poems Come From, filed under the letter "W."


Verdelle, A. J. (2001)

        * Author:                                   A. J. Verdelle

        * Interviewer:                           Nikky Finney 

        * Director:                                 Thunder Road Productions

        * Running time:                         1 hour 23 minutes

From the video jacket:

"A. J. Verdelle, born in 1960 in Washington, D.C., is the author of The Good Negress, which was a finalist in the Los Angeles Times Book Award for first fiction and the PEN/Faulkner AWard. Ms. Verdelle, who received a Whiting Award in 1996, currently teaches at Princeton University. She read on December 3, 1998.

"Nikky Finney has published two books of poetry, On Wings Made of Gauze and Rice, as well as a collection of stories, Heartwood. She teaches at the University of Kentucky."


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