Monday, May 05, 2008

Papers of Author John Lane Acquired by Major Literary Archive

The papers of writer, teacher, and environmentalist John Lane have been acquired by the James Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World. The collection is housed at Texas Tech University's Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. The collection also houses the papers of such writers as Donald Hall, Barry Lopez, and Rick Bass.

Four of Lane's books have been published by the UGA Press. His most recent book is CIRCLING HOME. The others are CHATTOOGA, WAIST DEEP IN BLACK WATER, and THE WOODS STRETCHED FOR MILES, which he coedited with Gerald Thurmond.

Left: Photo of John Lane by Mark Olencki
Right: Jacket of
Circling Home