Deborah Keenan papers
Scope and Content Note
Collection includes correspondence, book marketing, records pertaining to the Laurel Poetry Collective, and miscellaneous published books, chapbooks, and broadsides.
- Creation: 1980-2017
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Restrictions on Access
Correspondence with Charles Baxter restricted until 2050 or in the event of his death.
Restrictions on Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Deborah Keenan is a poet, visual artist, and professor in The Creative Writing Programs of Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. She was born in Bloomington, MN and attended Macalester College in St. Paul. She's worked with the Minnesota Writers and Artists in the Schools Program, COMPAS, The Loft Literary Center, as well as with public schools and other community organizations. Keenan was the managing editor of Milkweed Editions, an independent press located in Minneapolis, MN, for four years. She is also the founder of the Laurel Poetry Collective. Her books have been published by New Rivers Press, Coffeehouse Press, and Milkweed Editions.
2 Linear Feet (2 record cartons, 1 flat box)
Collection includes correspondence, records for the Laurel Poetry Collective, books, broadsides, and other personal papers from poet Deborah Keenan.
HB (R8, D2, S11-12)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated to the Upper Midwest Literary Archives by Deborah Keenan in 2018.
Collection processed and finding aid written by Upper Midwest Literary Archives Staff in 2018.
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