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The Guardian Visits Lawrence Ferlinghetti in San Francisco July 7, 2015: At 96, Lawrence Ferlinghetti still has a lot to say about his life in the Beat Generation. On the eve of the publication of two new books, I Greet You at the Beginning of a Great Career: The Selected [...] by

Lawrence Ferlinghetti to Have a Very Good Year June 12, 2015: At NPR: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, at age 96, “isn’t done yet.” “Today, he’s still co-owner of City Lights, one of the most celebrated independent book stores in America. [...] by

KQED’s ‘Boomtown’ Series Visits Lawrence Ferlinghetti March 6, 2015: As part of KQED’s new “Boomtown” series which aims to document the ways that San Francisco is changing: a visit with 95-year-old San Francisco hero Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who [...] by

South Windsor High School English Teacher Suspended After Exposing Students to Inappropriate Poem March 4, 2015: Wait for it… it’s an Allen Ginsberg poem! And yet, unlike Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” which was seized by U.S. customs in 1956, resulting in the arrest of Howl and Other [...] by

City Lights Celebrates Banned Books Week September 26, 2014: It’s almost the end of Banned Books Week! Before the festivities come to a close, don’t forget to check out the party at the City Lights Blog, Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, for a [...] by

Naked ‘Lunch': Behind the Scenes of Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems June 18, 2014: No, I never thot of MEAT SCIENCE ESSAYS in relation to LUNCH POEMS. Comes closer to NAKED LUNCH. But I don’t think anyone will think it’s derivative. Too different….What the hell, so [...] by

Celebrate Lunch Poems Tonight at the Poetry Project June 11, 2014: If you’re lucky enough to be in New York tonight, celebrate Frank O’Hara and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Lunch Poems at the Poetry Project. “Frank O’Hara’s Lunch [...] by

Ferlinghetti’s 1950-2013 Travel Journals to be Published September 2015 March 18, 2014: You heard that right! We’ll See You…. in a long long line that is already forming in front of several thousand bookstores. We can’t wait! Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet who was [...] by

SF Zine Fest in Review: Best of the Lo-Fi Set! September 5, 2013: San Francisco Zine Fest took place this weekend! Known as the Bay Area’s “Premiere Zine Festival,” Sam Lefebvre of SF Weekly provided us with this fantastic wrap-up and one heck of [...] by

NYT Reviews Lawrence Ferlinghetti Documentary February 25, 2013: Over at the New York Times, Daniel M Gold has reviewed Christopher Felver’s documentary on “poet, publisher, activist and San Francisco eminence” Lawrence Ferlinghettti. The film [...] by