Audio Archives

Lannan Audio Archives

Person Describing Archive

Annie Murray (2010); Chelsea Obodoechina (2020)

Is this primarily a poetry audio site?

Y ((Literary, but not entirely poetry))

Sponsoring Person or Institution

Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Site URL

Site Last Updated
Date Visited


General Description of Archive

readings and talks given at the Lannon Foundation are recorded and presented on the web,


UPDATE: Link is no longer functional. To access the website, visit

Description of archive history or URL

recordings are made of readings and talks, not all talks are online

Contact information

"Lannan Foundation
313 Read Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2628 505.986.8160 phone
505.986.8195 fax Questions? Comments? Send an email to "

Searchable options

no search feature, the readings are listed by author last name

Relation from the audio to the text

no text given

Date/Time/Length/Context info about the audio items

you don't know the length of the recording. you have to guess by looking at the progress of the player

Author bios and context within literary history

author bios, photos, etc

Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)

stream, and downloadabale podcast available

Multimedia integration (pictures, video, etc.)

pictures of author are included

Audio playback setup (opens in Flash player, on new blank screen, etc.)

small flash player right on page

Mobile access (i.e. accessible on smart phones, tablets, etc.)

UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Mobile access is possible, but the website does not cater to mobile devices. Functionality may vary depending on the device.


by author last name only

UPDATE (Chelsea Obodoechina): Now goes by author's full names.

Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).
Interactivity and Web 2.0 features


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