Amiri Baraka—dramatist, novelist, poet, and activist—is one of the most respected and widely published African-American writers. He was born Everett LeRoi Jones in 1934 in Newark, NJ. After leaving Howard University and the Air Force, he moved to the Lower East Side in Manhattan. There, in 1957, he co-edited the avantgarde literary magazine Yugen and founded Totem Press, which first published works by Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Charles Olson.--Amiri Baraka On Charles Olson Sun Ra in Gloucester MA.
Amiri Baraka at the Cape Ann Museum discussing Olson 10/19/13 Pt. 1.
Amiri Baraka Reads at the 4th Charles Olson Lecture 10/19/13 Pt. 2.
FATTENING BLOGS FOR SNAKES 2013