Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of typewritten transcriptions made by Donald Allen of Frank O'Hara letters. Allen collected and transcribed the letters while preparing and editing The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara.
Gregory Corso was born 26 March 1930, in New York, NY. His career included working as a writer, manual laborer in New York City (1950-1951), and employee of the Los Angeles Examiner (Los Angeles, CA, 1951-1952), a merchant seaman on Norwegian vessels (1952-1953) and in the English department of the State University of New York at Buffalo (1965-1970).
Diane Di Prima, best known for her work as a Beat poet and writer, was born 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Swarthmore College (1951-1953). Di Prima has received National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1966 for Poets Press and in 1973. She writes nonfiction, autobiographies, journals, essays, poetry and plays.
English 217: A Discussion of the 1950s Counterculture Movement. Joy Gould Boyum, author and Professor of Humanities Education and Director of the Arts and Humanities Program at New York University, discusses beat films and aesthetic, and her life and work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.
Letters from Michael McClure to Marshall Clements (1964-1971); to Kirby Doyle (1962-1963); and to John Martin (1975). Also includes 1 letter from Clements to McClure. Collection includes ephemera, posters, and clippings concerning McClure's readings, plays, etc.
Poet and novelist Harold Norse was born 6 July 1916, in New York, N.Y. He attended Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1938) and New York University (M.A., 1951).
Charles Upton was born on December 13, 1948 in San Francisco. He published two volumes of poetry at the age of 19, and despite his relative youth, has been considered a member of the Beat Poet generation ever since. Upton was also involved in peace activism, alternative spiritualities and later in traditionalist metaphysics.
Philip Whalen was born 20 October 1923, in Portland, OR. He has been a poet, novelist, lecturer, and instructor since 1951 and was ordained a Zen Buddhist priest in 1973. He became the head monk, Dharma Sangha, Santa Fe, NM, in 1984.