Poetry Archive established at University of Florida

March 27th, 2011

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An archive of the poetry of Grace Nettles and the collaborative books that we made has been established at the Special Collections Library at the University of Florida. My mother and I both received degrees from this school. Grace began to write poetry in her fifties and for twenty years we worked together to create a series of visual/poetry books. Gainesville is now the home for the first unique book that was created: Poems and Dreams. You can also find all of the other editioned books and copies of a few artists’ books including Indra’s Net and The Sun and Moon. The original typewritten manuscripts and handwritten notes, several unpublished essays and stories, some correspondence from Grace are also in this collection.