One of the most vibrant writers of the post-Beat generation, Anne Waldman has an international reputation as a performer of electric intensity. She has read extensively with writers such as Gary Snyder, William S. Burroughs, Jim Carroll, and Diane di Prima. Also a prolific collaborator outside the literary world, she has worked with visual artists Elizabeth Murray, Susan Rothenberg, and George Schneeman, musician-composers Steven Taylor and Donald Cherry, and dancers Douglas Dunn and Yoshiko Chuma, among others.
Longtime director of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery in New York, Waldman founded--with Allen Ginsberg--the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute.She has published more than 30 books of poetry. Her latest, Marriage: A Sentence, will be published in the spring by Penguin Poets. Cosponsored by Rain Taxi Review of Books.
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