Will Staple

born in 1945 in Colusa, California, he attended Berkeley during the Free Speech Movement.  He worked as a carpenter on both the Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsberg houses and built a cabin next door. His books include, I Hate the Men You Sleep With, The Only Way to Reduce Crime is to Make Fewer Acts Illegal, Dr. Montoya’s Medicine, Luminosita Numinosa, Sanguis Spiritualis, and others.  He has read at the Internazionale Percorsi Poesia Festival in Locarno, Switzerland, recorded in Ostheim, Germany, and was inducted into the Royal Order of Black Hat Fools, in Lubeck, Germany.