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Marc Olmsted

Author's Bio

Allen Ginsberg said "MARC OLMSTED inherited Burroughs' scientific nerve & Kerouac's movie-minded line nailed down with gold eyebeam in San Francisco." Olmsted teaches the on-line course “WRITING KEROUAC/SITTING BUDDHA: Spontaneous Poetics & Big Mind” at Writers.com. His book, WHAT USE AM I A HUNGRY GHOST? - POEMS FROM 3-YEAR RETREAT (VCP Press, 2001), has an introduction by Ginsberg. For more of his work, see http://www.marcolmsted.com

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Thunder's Mouth Press, 1999)

Marc Olmsted Resume

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Listing last updated: February 14, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Buddhist
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Rockville Centre, NY
Raised in:
Los Angeles, CA

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