The Alternative Press records, 1961-1998 (bulk 1970-1995).

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Alternative Press (Detroit, Michigan). The Alternative Press records, 1961-1998 (bulk 1970-1995).

The Alternative Press records, 1961-1998 (bulk 1970-1995).

Collection includes: correspondence from friends, family, and prominent artists and writers such as Robert Creeley, Ted Berrigan, Allen Ginsberg, Jim Gustafson, Bradley Jones, Faye Kicknosway, Gregory Maronick, Donald McCaig, Gordon Newton, Futzie Nutzle, Ron Padgett, Robert Sestok, John Sinclair, and Anne Waldman; as well as poems, sketches, Christmas cards, postcards, event announcements, subscription renewal requests, subscription mailings, advertisements, and correspondence with small presses, all documenting the management of the press and the publication of its varied materials.

18 linear ft.

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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 ...

Gustafson, Jim

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Anderson, Archie E

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Maronick, Gregory

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Hartigan, Grace

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Painter; Baltimore, Md. From the description of Grace Hartigan interview, 1979 May 10 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81992713 Painter; b. 1922. From the description of Oral history interview, 1975. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32822067 Grace Hartigan (1922-, painter of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Oral history interview with Grace Hartigan, 1979 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 64639732...

McCaig, Donald

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Randall, Dudley, 1914-2000

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Randall (1914-2000) created the Broadside Press in 1965 in Detroit (Mich.). He ran the press out of his home on limited funds, managing to publish the major African-American poetry of the period. Randall supported himself as a librarian at the University of Detroit. He put all profits back into the press. In 1978, Black Enterprise magazine called Randall "The father of the black poetry movement." He sold the press in 1985. Randall died in Aug. 2000. The Clarke Historical Library has a large coll...

Baraka Amiri 1934-....

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Amiri Baraka was born LeRoi Jones in Newark, New Jersey, in 1934. He was educated at Rutgers and Howard Universities, graduating from the latter at the age of 19. In 1958 he founded the influential poetry magazine Yugen, which ran until 1962. His writings, including fiction, essays, and poetry, appeared in such publications as The nation, Evergreen review, Downbeat, and The floating bear. From the description of Imamu Amiri Baraka papers, 1958-1982. (University of California, Berkele...

Cope, David, 1948-

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Poet, educator, editor, founder of Nada Press, and graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A., 1974). From the description of David Cope papers, 1972- . (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895346 Poet, graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A., 1974). From the description of Papers, 1976(?)- (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364560 ...

Banks, Russell, 1940-....

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Nutzle, Futzie

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Avadenka, Lynne

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Equi, Elaine

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Mikolowski, Ken

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In the 1960s Ken Mikolowski founded the Alternative Press in Detroit's Cass Corridor with his late wife, the painter Ann Mikolowski. As the press's editor for 30 years, Mikolowski published, as unbound letterpress-printed mail art, the work of local Detroit, Michigan poets as well as nationally recognized Beat and Black Mountain poets, including Charles Bukowski and Allen Ginsberg. From the description of Ken Mikolowski letter : Detroit, Mich., to Gary [Snyder?], 1970 Jan. 16. (Unive...

Padgett, Ron, 1942-....

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Padgett was born on June 17, 1942, in Tulsa, OK; A.B., Columbia Univ., 1964; poetry workshop instructor, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 1968-69; poet in various NYC Poets in the Schools programs, 1969-76; cofounded Full Court Press publishers in 1973; writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1976-78; director, St. Mark's Poetry Project, NYC, 1978-81; director of publications, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, beginning in 1982; published works include: Seventeen : col...

Bly, Robert W.

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American poet. From the description of The man in the black coat turns, 1981 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823162 Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926) is an American poet, author, activist and leader of the Mythopoetic Men's Movement. John Gill published a small literary journal in the 1960s entitled New American and Canadian Poetry. He also authored books of poetry, as well as published books of poetry of others under the name of New Books be...

Hershon, Robert

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Ford, Charles Henri

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Charles Henri Ford (1913- ), writer, editor, and poet, is best known for his collections of surrealist poetry and for editing Blues, 1929-30, and View, 1940-1947. From the description of Charles Henri Ford papers, 1928-1947 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131650 American poet, playwright, painter, and publisher, born 1913, Hazelhurst, Miss. From the description of Charles Henri Ford papers, 1906-1989, bulk 1920-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Jones, Brad (Bradley C.)

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Malanga, Gerard A.

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American poet and photographer. Lavin is publisher of Four Zoa Books. From the description of Leaping over gravestones ; [Typed letter signed, to Stu Lavin, 1976] / Gerard Malanga. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18447199 Gerard Joseph Malanga was born on Mar. 20, 1943 in New York City; attended Univ. of Cincinnati, 1960-61, and New School for Social Research, 1961-63; BA, Wagner College, 1964; attended Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1972; ...

Sestok, Robert

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Codrescu, Andrei, 1946-....

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Chatelain, James, 1947-

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Di Prima, Diane

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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...

Hejinian, Lyn

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Rand, Archie, 1949-

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Hecht, Warren Jay, 1946-

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Brooklyn-born author; editor for Street Fiction Press (1973-1981) and the serial "The Periodical Lunch"; head of the Creative Writing Program at the Residential College of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). From the description of Street Fiction Press archive, 1968-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802441 ...

Willard, Nancy

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American writer, graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A., 1958; Ph. D., 1963); winner of major and minor Hopwood Awards (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958); regular participant at Breadloaf Writers' Conference (1975- ); lecturer in English at Vassar College. From the description of Papers, 1941- (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365046 American author and illustrator of children's books; Newbery Award winner in 1982. From the description of Papers, 1945-1...

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Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

Bukowski, Charles J.

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Charles Bukowski was born on August 16, 1920 in Andernach, Germany, the son of a US soldier and German woman. His family immigrated to the United States in 1922 and settled in Los Angeles, where Bukowski spent most of his life. After a brief marriage to Barbara Frye, the rich publisher of a small poetry magazine, Bukowski began in 1958 twelve years of work as a Post Office clerk. In 1955 Bukowski began writing poetry, publishing volumes almost annually. His first collection, Flower, Fist, and Be...

Wakoski, Diane.

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Poet. From the description of Letters, 1984-1996. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47287823 American poet. From the description of Papers, 1959-[ongoing] (bulk 1959-1978) (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318855 Diane Wakoski (b. 1937), American poet and teacher. From the description of Diane Wakoski poems, 1971-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199357 From the description of Diane Wakoski letters to John ...

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Author and screenwriter Elmore "Dutch" Leonard (b. 1925) was born in New Orleans, LA and settled eventually in Detroit, MI (a setting for many of his novels). He graduated from the University of Detroit in 1950 and spent the 1950s and 1960s writing pulp western stories and novels. Two of those stories - The Tall T and 3:10 to Yuma and one of those novels - Hombre - were adapted into movies. Taking the advice of his agent, Harold "H.N." Swanson (1899-1991), to "forget the cowboy stuff and write s...

LUCHS, MICHAEL.

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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...

Myles, Eileen

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Berrigan, Ted

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Born in 1934 in Providence, Rhode Island, poet Ted Berrigan attended the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. He was a second-generation member of the New York school of poets, and along with Ron Padgett, published a small literary magazine, C, during 1963 and 1964. He taught at Yale University, the Iowa Writers Workshop, the University of Michigan, and Essex University in England, and also served as poet-in-residence at the City College of New York. Among his published volumes of poetry are The Son...

Goodman, Brenda

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Hall, Donald, 1928-....

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Hall is an American poet, essayist, and teacher. From the description of Compositions 1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609338 From the description of Papers, 1956-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357326 From the guide to the Donald Hall papers, 1956-1965., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Compositions, 1962., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Universit...

Sinclair, John.

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Perishable Press Limited

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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...

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...

Eshleman, Clayton

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Clayton Eshleman was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1935. He earned a B.A. in philosophy and an M.A. in creative writing, both from Indiana University. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry and prose, including Under World Arrest (1994), Companion Spider (2002), An Alchemist with One Eye on the Fire (2006), and Reciprocal Distillations (2007), and has translated the work of César Vallejo and Aimé Césaire, among others. He founded and edited the literary magazines Caterpillar (196...

Snyder, Gary, 1930-....

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Poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist, and teacher, Gary Snyder is considered one of the most significant environmental writers of the twentieth century and a central figure in environmental activism. From the description of Papers, 1910-2003 1945-2002. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30107060 Gary Snyder (1930- ), poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist, lecturer, and teacher, is considered one of the most signi...

Vranich, Mick, 1946-

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Carrigan, Andrew G., 1935-

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Harrison, Jim, 1937-....

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003e6 Epithet: Secretary, Finance Committee, Hull Trades and Labour Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003e5 Jim Harrison (1937-), poet and novelist. From the description of Suite entire : the complete poems of Jim Harrison, 1998. (Unknown). ...

Alternative Press (Detroit, Michigan)

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Literary and artistic small press started in Detroit in 1969 by poet Ken Mikolowski and painter Ann Mikolowski. The press moved to Grindstone City (Mich) in 1974, and then to Ann Arbor (Mich) in the 1980's. The press focused on publishing poetry and artwork created by members of Detroit's Cass Corridor community, later becoming international in scope. Subscription mailings contained poetry, bookmarks, bumper stickers, drawings, paintings, collages, and postcards. From the description...

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...

Kicknosway, Faye

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Fraser, David, 1953-

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Christmastree, Lori

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Carroll, Jim

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Newton, Gordon, 1948-

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Armstrong, Glenda

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Drury, Finvola

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Berkson, Bill

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Bill Berkson : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528359 Berkson and Warsh are notable American poets affiliated with the New York School of poetry. From the description of 3 + 1 (oil), 1968-1969. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33342279 Berkson is a notable American poet affiliated with the New York School of poetry. ...

Brainard, Joe, 1942-1994

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Joe Brainard, author and artist. Exhibited widely in New York and Chicago, Brainard harmonized linguistic and visual materials in extraordinary ways. His graphic work is notably literary, often incorporating works and sentences into non-literary designs. Both the art work and writing is full of information and frequently takes erotic and semiotic risks. From the description of Joe Brainard letters, 1957-1994. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 440865506 ...

Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977

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Tom C. Clark (b. September 23, 1899) was the Attorney General of the United States from 1945 to 1949, and Associated Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967. Clark died on June 13, 1977. From the description of Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569044 Tom C. Clark served as Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967, and was the first Texan to serve on the Court. Born in Dallas,...

Alfaro, John.

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Christo, 1935-

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Christo (American/Bulgarian, b.1935) is a sculptor best known for his unique wrapped works, which span from small-scale wrapped books to entire buildings and sites in nature, encased in fabric. Christo, born Christo Vladimiroff Javacheff, attended the art academy in Sofia as a youth, trained in the Socialist Realist aesthetic of the era. He moved to Prague, where he was first exposed to the work of early European modernists, and later to Paris, where he befriended a group of artists including Yv...

Mailer, Norman

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American writer. From the description of Letters to Theodore S. Amussen [manuscript], [ca. 1948?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823381 Norman Mailer was an American author and celebrity, admired for his novels and social commentary, and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Mailer became interested in writing while studying aeronautical engineering at Harvard. He served in World War II, which led to the acclai...

Kyger, Joanne

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Joanne Kyger is a West Coast poet who emerged as the Beat movement was beginning to wane in the 1960s. Kyger attended the University of California at Santa Barbara from 1952 to 1956, where she took classes with Hugh Kenner and Paul Wienphal both of whom were important to the development of her poetry. In 1957 she met John Wieners at The Place, a poetry bar, and through him met Robert Duncan and Jack Spicer; it was also during this time that she first met Gary Snyder. Later Kyger moved to the Eas...

Liebler, M.L

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Foye, Raymond, 1957-

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Schurer, Carl

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Hollo, Anselm.

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Kupferberg, Tuli, 1923-2010

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Naphtali "Tuli" Kupferberg (1923-2010) was an American counterculture poet, publisher, performance artist, cartoonist, activist, and founding member of the underground rock band, The Fugs. He grew up in Manhattan and attended Brooklyn College, graduating in 1944. Before graduating from college, Kupferberg had already become active in the literary and political scenes in downtown New York City, publishing poems, short stories, and essays in local journals and newspapers, including the The Village...

Taylor, Keith, 1943-

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Fitzsimmons, Thomas, 1926-

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Committee of Small Magazine Editors and Publishers (U.S.)

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The 1200-member organization of publishers, printers, editors, writers, researchers, and libraries was formed in Berkeley, California, in May. 1967 to disseminate information about printing and marketing small magazines and books. The organization publishes a monthly newsletter providing technical information on writing and printing, distribution data, grant information, review sources, and writers' market information. Members also received technical pamphlets on printin...

Soderburg, Patricia.

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Tysh, George, 1942-

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Giorno, John

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Toothpaste Press

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Private press founded and operated by Allan and Cinda Kornblum in West Branch, Iowa. It was dedicated to the fine letterpress publishing of literary books. In 1984, the press moved to Minneapolis and changed its name to Coffee House Press. From the description of Records of the Toothpaste/Coffee House Press, 1970-1984. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 219720186 Private press operated by Allan and Cinda Kornblum in West Branch, Iowa. From the de...

Waldrop, Keith

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Brook, Donna, 1944-

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Indiana, Robert, 1928-2018

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Robert Indiana (born Robert Clark, September 13, 1928, New Castle, Indiana–died May 19, 2018, Vinalhaven, Maine), American artist associated with the pop art movement. His "LOVE" print, first created for the Museum of Modern Art's Christmas card in 1965, was the basis for his 1970 Love sculpture and the widely distributed 1973 United States Postal Service "LOVE" stamp. He created works in media including paper, silk screen, and Cor-ten steel....

André, Carl 1935-...

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Sculptor (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Carl Andre interviews, 1972 Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220178198 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. From the description of Carl Andre interview, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220199022 Carl Andre (1935-) is a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Carl Andre, 1972 Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595034 ...

Dorn, Edward

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Poet, novelist, and translator; b. 1929. From the description of Edward Dorn papers, 1956-1993. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28417585 Author. From the description of Letters 1959-1965. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 702669723 American poet Edward Dorn was born April 2, 1929 in Villa Grove, Illinois. Edward Dorn attended Black Mountain College in North Carolina for several years, receiving a BA in 1954. Although poets associ...

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...

Reed, Ishmael, 1938-....

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Writer Ishmael Reed was born on February 22, 1938 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Thelma Virginia Coleman, a homemaker and salesclerk, and Henry Lenoir, a fundraiser for the YMCA. In 1942, he moved to Buffalo, New York with his mother and stepfather, Bennie Stephen Reed, an autoworker. Reed graduated from East High School in 1956, enrolled in night classes at Millard Fillmore College, and later transferred to SUNY Buffalo.In 1961, Reed began writing forEmpire State Weekly, during which time he inte...

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 ...

Kostelanetz, Richard

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Richard Kostelanetz was born on May 14, 1940, in New York, NY. He is the son of Boris Kostelanetz, a lawyer, and Ethel (Cory) Kostelanetz. He received his B.A. from Brown University in 1962 with honors. He pursued graduate study at King's College in London from 1964 to 1965 and received an M.A. from Columbia University in 1966. Richard Kostelanetz is a writer, visual artist, critic, poet, composer, filmmaker, video artist, lecturer and editor of the avant-garde. In 1971, employing a radically fo...