Twenty-four letters, some with poems, from Baca, 1976-1987. From prison in 1977 he writes about learning to write poetry,
a prison riot and the national guard storming the prison as he writes. Three letters from Denise Levertov, 1980-1981. Four
letters from Mariposa (Virginia Love Long), 1978-1979.
Moser was editor of ILLUMINATIONS. Baca, a Chicano, was a prisoner in the Southwest, championed by Levertov. He has since
had several books published by New Directions. Mariposa, friend of Baca, is a poet and translator of South American poetry.
.25 linear ft. (31 letters)
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain
permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.