These Poets Frighten Me – Four Poets at the Kleinert/James @ BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts
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ED SANDERS, ANNE WALDMAN, MICHAEL BROWNSTEIN, PETER LAMBORN WILSON
Introduced by Mikhail Horowitz
Poet, singer, environmentalist, and social activist Ed Sanders is the founder of Investigative Poetry. His many books include Poem from Jail, Tales of Beatnik Glory and America: A History in Verse. His most recent book is A Book of Glyphs. His biography of Sharon Tate, Sharon Tate–A Life, will be published in late 2015 by Da Capo Press.
Anne Waldman, co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School at Naropa University, is the author of over forty books of poetry including Manatee/Humanity, Gossamurmur, and Jaguar Harmonics, as well as the feminist epic The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment. She is a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets.
Michael Brownstein is the author of three novels and World on Fire, a book-length poem about corporate globalization and consciousness change. Roshi Joan Halifax says: “This outrageous and outraged book challenges the structural violence which has wrapped its fingers around the throat of our suffering world. Read it and respond.”
Poet, Scholar, and visual artist Peter Lamborn Wilson‘s many books, manifestos, and broadsides include Spiritual Destinations of an Anarchist, Ec(o)logues, and riverpeople, an epic poem about the Esopus river. His new books are The Temple of Perseus at Panopolis, False Documents, and Opium Dens I Have Known.