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SHARON OARD WARNER – ON DREAMS & DEATH — D. H. LAWRENCE & THE TAOS SUMMER WRITERS’ CONFERENCE

This summer is my first in nearly twenty that I haven’t devoted to directing a large writers’ conference in northern New Mexico. Nothing lasts forever, neither writers’ conferences nor the writers who attend and inspire them. This one ended for several reasons, but certainly not for lack of interest. From …

Feroza Jussawalla from the 2017 International D.H. Lawrence Conference in London

The International D.H. Lawrence conferences are always a time of fellowship and good meetings with colleagues from around the world who are trying to keep the legacy of Lawrence alive. I have been privileged to be part of these conferences since 2011, when I attended the one in  Sidney, Australia, …

The Essence of Lawrence – Mark Doty gives Inaugural D.H. Lawrence Lecture

Thursday, February 23, 2017 In an event co-hosted by the UNM Alumni Association through their Lobo Living Room, award-winning author Mark Doty gave a discerning, passionate, and both scholarly and artistic reading of Lawrence poems. Doty offered insights into Lawrence’s use of image, presentation of nature, and how these mirror, …

Inaugural D.H. Lawrence Lecture with Mark Doty

  Contact: Cortney Webb                                                         For Immediate Release UNM Alumni Association                                                      Monday, January 23, 2017 Marketing & Communications Specialists cwebb7@UNM.edu or 505-277-4915     Inaugural D.H. Lawrence Lecture Held On Feb. 23 With A Presentation By Poet Mark Doty The D.H. Lawrence Ranch Initiatives & UNM Alumni Association with support from …

Outlaw Literary Trail – Miles Moffeit

Posted with kind permission of the author Outlaw Literary Trail July 30, 2000|By MILES MOFFEIT Fort Worth Star-Telegram TAOS, N.M. — Some of the world’s greatest writers have escaped to Taos over the past century, searching for solitude, secrets in the breeze or, perhaps, a decent medicine man unhassled by …

Michael Mauldin, Composer – Experiencing the DH Lawrence Ranch

In the early 70’s, I was a grad student in composition at UNM.  Dale Kempter, Director of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony, offered to premiere my first full-orchestra piece, “Three Jemez Landscapes.”  He invited me to attend the group’s summer camp at DH Lawrence Ranch.  I hadn’t been there before, so …

BK Loren on the Beauty of New Mexico

BK Loren, a frequent Taos Summer Writers’ Conference faculty member, wrote this lovely essay about living in New Mexico for New Mexico Magazine. It is reminiscent of that famous D.H. Lawrence quote: “I think New Mexico was the greatest experience I ever had from the outside world. It certainly changed …

Georgia O’Keeffe’s “Starry Starry Night”

Sharon Oard Warner comments on a National Geographic visit to the D.H. Lawrence Ranch. Read it here: http://www.sharonoardwarner.com/2014/09/07/georgia-okeeffes-starry-starry-night/

Why We Love New Mexico – D.H. Lawrence and Rananim by V.B. Price/ New Mexico Mercury

  One of the many reasons we love New Mexico so much is that although we are an economically troubled state we try to make the most of what we have. A good example of this is the old Kiowa Ranch outside of Taos, now known as the D.H. Lawrence …

The D. H. Lawrence Ranch Reopens–and the World Takes Note!

On July 31st, I received similar e-mail messages from three different friends–Katherine Toy Miller, Bill Haller, and Feroza Jussawalla.  These friends wrote to alert me to an article in the New York Times entitled, “Circle of Artists in Taos.”  Tucked into the “Art and Design” section of the Times, the article begins …