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A Festival of New Mexico Writers
Held Friday, April 9, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House
240 Morada Lane, Taos   (575) 758-8311


       The Friends of D.H. Lawrence staged a reading called “D.H Lawrence and Friends: A Festival of New Mexico Writers," on Friday, April 9, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House.

      Each reader picked an author and selected passages, or a passage, from the great works of New Mexico literature and read from these selections.

The Mabel Dodge Luhan House reading is posted in audio format at http://www.culturalenergy.org/lawrence.htm.

The link above includes other related talks & interviews about Lawrence and the period, including Mabel Dodge Luhan & John Collier Sr.
We also have a smaller selection on the SOMOS page http://www.culturalenergy.org/somos.htm.
Some of the works read from were:
Image: Death comes for the archbishop  by Wilma Cather

“Death Comes For the Archbishop” by Willa Cather, which remains the all-time best-seller in New Mexico literature

Image: Bless me Ultima
“Bless me Ultima” by Rudolfo Anaya
Image: Milagro Beanfield War

“Milagro Beanfield War” by John Nichols

Image: Man who killed the deer frank waters
“Man Who Killed the Deer” by Frank Waters
Image: Great River

"Great River” by Paul Horgan

Image: Lorenzo in Taos, Mabel Dodge Luhan
“Lorenzo in Taos” by Mabel Dodge Luhan

...and selections from the works of D.H. Lawrence, as well as other known writers like Tennessee Williams, who spent some time in Taos and wrote a play about Lawrence.

Readers: Bob Arellano, Robin Powlesland, Stephen Sure, Juan Concha, Nita Murphy, Roberta Meyers, Ned Dougherty, Nancy Herrick, David Perez, Ralph Meyers II, Anne MacNaughton, Dr. Kathy Toy Miller, and Ellie Behrstock.
John Nichols, author of "The Milagro Beanfield War," also read from his own work.

Contact for questions: 758-9539 samul@taosnet.com


Below: A family reunion in Taos of the direct descendents
of George Lawrence, the oldest brother of D.H. Lawrence.

Image: DH Lawrence group of people
Anne Lawrence, Mike Lawrence, Bill Haller, Claire Khuen nee Lawrence

Image: DHL group
Anne Lawrence, Clair Khuen nee Lawrence, Bill Haller, Mike Lawrence, Debbie Lawrence

Membership Information

Friends of DHL Membership annual dues:
Student    $10
Adult         $20
Family      $30

Send membership checks (with name and address) to:
Friends of D. H. Lawrence
PO Box 1177
Taos, NM 87571

Friends of D. H. Lawrence   PO Box 1177  Taos, NM 87571    dhlfriends@msn.com      friendsofdhlawrence.org