January 6, 1934 – March 1, 2002. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, he studied at Boston College. In 1954 he heard Charles Olson read at the Charles
October 20, 1923 – June 26, 2002. He was born in Portland, Oregon and attended Reed College on the GI Bill, receiving a B.A. in 1951. He and Gary
January 30, 1925 – August 17, 1965, was an American poet often identified with the San Francisco Renaissance. In 2009, My Vocabulary Did This to
lives in San Francisco, California.
was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1935. After high school he began his career of many F’s in several universities both in the U.S. and abroad. After
was born in 1935 in Kansas, involved in the Beat scene in New York in the 1950s, and was a notable figure in the San Francisco literary scene in
born in 1940 in Oakland, California, his first book of poems, Dawn Visions, was published by Lawrence Ferlinghetti of City Lights Books, San