Category Archives: publication

Poetry In The Works

I celebrate, years after, the great joy of poetry and poetry books created by my students at the University of New Mexico. I was asked to teach poetry workshops about 3 times from 1993 to 1997 and I would have … Continue reading

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Keith Wilson, An Appreciation of the Poet, the Friend

Shaman of the Desert Keith Wilson’s Shaman of the Desert, Collected Poems (1965-2001) is a massive volume of over 1100 pages containing works from at least a couple dozen of his books. Drum Hadley, long-time friend of Keith Wilson’s, says … Continue reading

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Charlie Vermont, Here’s The Story

Dear Larry, Thanks for remembering us by sending poems. Though I write letters to my old friends I seldom pen a poem. We run a very busy family practice in county with 9-10,000 people and 3 docs and we all … Continue reading

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Post Card from a Lover Of Bookstores

1986 post card showing the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, Teotihuacan Hi Larry! Salados in Mexico! I’m living in Mexico City now, which is a fantastic fantastic place. I’ve been writing a bit, visiting all the strange & wonderful … Continue reading

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John Crawford Letter & Reply Concerning Rio Grande Writers Association

John Crawford is spearhead, editor, publisher of West End Press, with now over 25 titles, which, along with La Alameda Books, is riding high as Albuquerque’s most important publishers of poetry. And there’s Mercury Heartlink and others in this burgeoning … Continue reading

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Living Batch Bookstore (more pieces of history)

Gus Blaisdell, Owner, and Janet Maher, working at the front desk checking in books. Notice, yes, card catalogs, the microfiche viewer for checking stock at Ingrams, a book distributor, plus the big volumes of Books In Print . . . … Continue reading

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David Johnson, a Founder, Founding RGWA

Brief History: the founding of the Rio Grande Writers Association At some point in the fall of 1975, several of us gathered at Rudy Anaya’s house and discussed the possibility of creating a New Mexico writers association that would coordinate and … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Writers’ Association — for Writers & Poets — Jim Harris & Cheryl Howard

Jim Harris, Director of the Lea County Museum in Lovington, New Mexico I put together a patchwork history of the beloved Rio Grande Writers Association as a start to bring in other comments and stories.  Jim Harris sent this response. Good … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Writers Association 1976-1991

1976. The Rio Grande Writers Association was founded in 1976 by Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya, Gene Frumkin, David Johnson, James A. Fisher, and E.A. (Tony) Mares.  See Founding of RGWA by Johnson. Early members included Jim Ruppert, Karen McKinnon,  Larry Goodell, James Mackie, … Continue reading

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Lenore Goodell, Photographer

A Tale of Tree / Bluebird Mesa Lenore Goodell            A Tale of Tree / Otero Canyon Lenore Goodell            Please click on the image to enlarge it. Actual image size presently is 13 by 19 inches.            Concerning 2 … Continue reading

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