YANKEV LANIN (d. ca. 1977)
He lived for many years in Los Angeles and was active in leftist circles. He was the author of Tsu likht un frayhayt, lider (Toward light and freedom, poetry) (Los Angeles: Bukh-komitet, 1965), 146 pp. He died in Los Angeles.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 320.