Barbara Kraft reads from Henry Miller: The Last Days

Barbara Kraft, author of a new memoir on Henry Miller, recently gave a reading at a Santa Monica library, which was video recorded and is now ready to be viewed. Kraft not only speaks of her close relationship with the literary titan during his final two years, but also reminisces about her friendship with Anais […]

Podcast 16: Anaïs Nin and Henry Miller with Barbara Kraft

In 1974, Barbara Kraft sent Anaïs Nin, who was offering to mentor writers, a submission that was accepted. Just after Kraft met the famous diarist, Nin discovered she had cancer and began a two-year descent into pain and suffering, but Kraft and Nin forged a deep friendship that helped Nin transcend the illness. Nin’s relentless […]

Anaïs Nin Podcast 4: Anaïs Nin’s final years

There are two mythical diaries that Nin readers have most likely heard of, but know little or nothing about: The Book of Pain and The Book of Music, both begun shortly after Nin was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in late 1974. Having gone through horrific surgeries that left Nin “mutilated,” as she put it, […]

Anais Nin’s Influence: 4 Women Writers Speak

This afternoon 4 women writers–Sas Colby, Tristine Rainer, Barbara Kraft (author of Anais Nin: The Last Days) and Valerie Harms will discuss Anais Nin’s influence on their writing careers. The event will be from 2-4 PM at the West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vincente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069. It is free, as is parking. […]

Barbara Kraft’s reading from Anais Nin: The Last Days

On March 7, the program Lust Letters: Answering Desire With Words was held at Coagula Curatorial in Los Angeles, which included artwork and readings. Among the performers was Barbara Kraft, who read from her memoir Anais Nin: The Last Days, a book that chronicals Kraft’s friendship with Nin during her final two years of life. […]

Anais Nin Takes Center Stage in LA’s Chinatown Event

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 27, 2013 Media Contact: Barbara Kraft Communications and Public Relations 818.760.8498; Barbara@bkraftpr.com LUST LETTERS READINGS PRESENTED BY CHINATOWN’S COAGULA CURATORIAL MARCH 7, 2013, 7:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES, CA – In conjunction with Coagula Curatorial Gallery’s Lust Letters exhibition, the Gallery is presenting an evening of performance and readings March […]

Read an Excerpt of Anais Nin: The Last Days

Barbara Kraft’s new memoir, Anais Nin: The Last Days is getting a lot of press lately, including a substantial excerpt on Huffington Post. To read the excerpt, go to Huffington Post by clicking here. To order the book, click here.    

Barbara Kraft reading of Anaïs Nin: The Last Days

WHEN: Saturday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m. WHERE: BEYOND BAROQUE – 681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291  http://www.beyondbaroque.org/  310.822.3006 WHAT: Barbara Kraft will be doing a reading on her newly published book Anaïs Nin: The Last Days REVIEW:   An insightful memoir – Anaïs Nin: The Last Days By Pauline Adamek Barbara Kraft’s sensitive memoir, […]

Press release for Anais Nin: The Last Days

For Immediate Release: December 5, 2011 SKY BLUE PRESS ANNOUNCES THE EBOOK PUBLICATION OF ANAIS NIN: THE LAST DAYS A MEMOIR BY BARBARA KRAFT San Antonio, TX   “I have chosen to reveal the intimacies of Anaïs Nin’s last days as I witnessed them so that the story of her death is not lost. Everything comes […]