Portraits of writers, 1988-1994.


Portraits of writers, 1988-1994.

Black and white, 8 x 10, photographic portraits of 43 contemporary American writers. The portraits were taken by Carl Schur during each writer's reading at the Borders Bookstore in Birmingham, Mich.

.2 lin. ft. (1 archives box).

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

Di Prima, Diane, 1934-2020

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Diane Di Prima was born on 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She attended Swarthmore College, but dropped out in 1953 to move to Manhattan and become a writer. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, she joined the emerging Beat movement. She was the editor of the newsletter The Floating Bear with LeRoi Jones, 1961-1969. In 1966, she moved to Millbrook, N.Y., to live in Timothy Leary's community. She moved to San Francisco, Calif., in 1968. In California, she taught at such institutions as the New Coll...

Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997

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The interview took place at Wells College, New York. From the description of Audio interviews with poet Denise Levertov by Clive Scott Chisholm : sound recordings, 1973 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864806 Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Denise Levertov and her husband, Mitchell Goodman. From the description of Letters, 1965-1976, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871475 ...

Warsh, Lewis.

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Brownstein, Michael, 1943-....

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Michael Brownstein (1943-), poet and novelist. Anne Waldman (1945-), poet, performance artist, teacher, and co-founder of the Jack Kerouc School of Disembodied Poetics. From the description of Michael Brownstein papers relating to Anne Waldman, 1968-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702186077 ...

Sanders, Edward, active 17th century

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Editor of Fuck you : a magazine of the arts, and proprietor of Peace Eye Books. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1968-ca. 1969] (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13703380 Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel Deputy Sec Military Dept Government of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00007d Beat poet and author, publisher and editor of Fuck You magazine and press, o...

Waldman, Anne, 1945-

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Poet, performer, editor, publisher, and teacher; director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project (New York); co-founder, with Allen Ginsberg, of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University. From the description of Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68914842 American poet associated with the New York School of Poetry. From the description of 100 memories, 1970. (University of Calif...

Troupe, Quincy.

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Acker, Kathy, 1948-1997

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Cyberpunk author and performance artist. From the description of Papers, 1975-1996 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154271515 Cyberpunk author and performance artist. Acker died in 1997. From the description of Papers, 1973-1978. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154271575 From the description of Kathy Acker papers, 1973-1996 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 33429120 d. 1996. ...

Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931-....

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American poet, editor, translator, and teacher. Born in New York City, graduated from the City College of New York and the Univ. of Michigan. Began publishing poetry extensively in the 1960s. Deeply interested in ethnopoetics; has translated American Indian poetry and studied Jewish poetry and oral tradition. Has taught widely, most recently at the University of California, San Diego (1988- ). From the description of Jerome Rothenberg papers, 1944-1985. (University of California, San...

Elmslie, Kenward

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An American poet, writer and lyricist associated with the New York School, Kenward Elmslie was born in New York City in 1929. The grandson of newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer, Elmslie graduated from Harvard in 1950 with a B.A. in literature and began his writing career as a lyricist and librettist for theatre and musicals, including The Sweet Bye and Bye (1966) and The Glass Harp (1972). He published stories, short plays and poetry in small magazines and collections; collaborated with graphic a...

Marlatt, Daphne

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Myles, Eileen

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Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002

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Short story writer, novelist, essayist, painter and art critic, and student at Black Mountain College (early 1950s), of New York, N.Y. From the description of Fielding Dawson papers, ca. 1949-1983. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28417602 ...

Scalapino, Leslie.

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Leslie Scalapino (1947-2010) is a California Bay Area poet, scholar, experimental prose writer associated with the "Language School" poetry movement, and founding editor of O Books (Oakland, Calif.). At an early age, she traveled throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe, and her later work reflects some of these influences, including meditation on Zen writing and Tibetan philosophy. Her work has been published in many poetry and academic journals since the 1970s. Her awards include the Poetry Center ...

Padgett, Ron

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Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005

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Sponsored by Stanford University, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Library, and the Library Associates. From the description of A symposium on his poetry and his place in American letters : recording, 2005 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864090 David Shaff was at Yale at this time; he wrote and edited poetry. From the description of Letters to David O. Schaff, 1962-1965. (Unknown). WorldC...

Cooper, Dennis, 1953-....

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Algarin, Miguel

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Lally, Michael, 1942-

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Michael Lally (May 25 1942- ) is an American-born poet and the author of more than 30 books of poetry. He is considered part of the New York School of poetry, which began in the early 1950s. Lally was born in Orange, New Jersey. His autobiographical style of poetry and prose reflects on American culture from the 1950s. Lally started out reading his poetry in coffeehouses and bars in 1959. In 1962, he joined the United States Air Force and after leaving the military used the the G.I. Bill to att...

Codrescu, Andre, 1946.

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Schur, Carl

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Notley Alice (1945- ).

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Alice Notley, born in Bisbee, Arizona, in 1945, is a recognized American poet, author, and editor. Among the numerous collections of verse that she has published are Incidentals in the Day World (Angel Hair Books, 1973), When I Was Alive, (Vehicle Edition, 1980), Waltzing Matilda, (Kulchur Foundation, 1981), Margaret and Dusty (Coffee House Press, 1985), and How Spring Comes (Toothpaste Press, 1981). In addition to her poetry, Notley wrote a short autobiography entitled Tell Me Again (Am Here Bo...

Coolidge, Clark, 1939-....

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Coolidge was born Feb. 26, 1939 in Providence, RI; attended Brown Univ., 1956-58; drummer with Serpent Power, a San Francisco rock group; producer of Words (weekly hour of new poetry) at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, CA, 1969-70; author of various books of poetry, including Flag flutter and U.S. Electric (1966), Clark Coolidge (1967), Space (1970), The so (1971), Suite V. (1973), The maintains (1974), and Polaroid (1975); co-editor of Joglars, 1964-66. From the description of Correspondence, ...

Tysh, Chris

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Borders Book Store (Birmingham, Mich.)

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Mayer, Bernadette

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New York City poet closely associated with the second generation New York School. From the description of Moving : typescript, between 1965 and 1971. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 40952215 American poet strongly associated with the New York School of Poets. Mayer was born in 1945 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and has resided there her entire life. Influenced by modernist writers such as Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, and Laura Riding Jackson, Mayer has devote...

Thomas, Lorenzo, 1944-2005

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