Sunday, January 26th – 7pm
The Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman, a reading
A rich gathering of poets celebrate the work of Bob Kaufman, collected in a new volume from City Lights Books, edited by Neeli Cherkovski, Raymond Foye and Tate Swindell, with a forward by devorah major.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti said of Kaufman, “He was an original voice. No one else talked like him. No one else wrote poetry like him.”
Readers will include:
Kaufman’s importance as a key Beat Generation poet cannot be understated. His understanding of the post war world expressed through a surrealist and profoundly moral critical lens was unrivaled among his peers.
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