Sponsored by The Grolier Club
Feb 28, 6:00-7:30pm EST
University of Iowa staff member Rich Dana will give an in-person talk at the Grolier Club about the Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry. Marvin Sackner, M.D., was a Grolier Club member from 1991 until his death in 2020, and with his late wife Ruth amassed a world-renowned collection now housed at the University of Iowa Libraries. The vast number of resources held in the Sackner Archive range from artists’ books to reference works to large-scale works of visual poetry, demonstrating the remarkable artistry and diversity of some of the most significant poet-artists of the past century.
Rich Dana is Sackner Archive Project Coordinator Librarian. He holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Center for the Book and an MLS from the School of Library and Information Science. In addition to his work with the Sackner Archive, Rich is the author of Cheap Copies! The Obsolete Press Guide to DIY Mimeography, Hectography and Spirit Duplication.