Millman, Lawrence, b 1948 (American writer, ethnographer, mycologist)
- Existence: b 1948
Lawrence Millman was born in 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the author of seventeen books including such titles as Our Like Will Not Be There Again (2015), Last Places (2000), Lost in the Arctic (2002), An Evening Among Headhunters (1999), Northern Latitudes (in which the prose poem “Hog Windsong” is dedicated to George Mackay Brown) (2000), Hiking to Siberia (2012), and At the End of the World (2017).
Lawrence Millman was a friend of the Scottish writer George Mackay Brown, whom he met in Stromness in 1977, and with whom he corresponded in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s. He was Brown's only North American correspondent.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Letters from George Mackay Brown to Lawrence Millman
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-373, Folder: Coll-1878: Letters from George Mackay Brown to Lawrence Millman.
Content Description This fonds comprises 81 manuscript letters sent by George Mackay Brown to American writer and ethnographer Lawrence Millman, who was George M. Brown's only regular North American correspondent. Brown and Millman met in Stromness in 1977, and were friends for fifteen years. In his letters, Brown talks about his personal life and his writing, and refers to Millman's irish book Our Like Will Not Be There Again, as well as his prose poems. They corresponded...
Dates: 22 July 1977-12 February 1987