Gregory Wallace


San Francisco, CA
California US

Author's Bio

Gregory Wallace is a poet and artist living in northern California. He was active in the mail art scene in the 80's and participated in international mail art exhibits and correspondence. Mr. Wallace earned a Master of Arts degree in Literature and Pataphysics and in the process worked closedly with Greek poet Nanos Valaoritis. Mr. Wallace has organized and participated in numerous dada and surrealist events such as Sky Event for John Lennon and Wild Bill Burroughs' Shooting Gallery.  Recently Mr. Wallace has exhibited his paintings, collages and assemblages in art shows in the San Francisco Bay area. His artwork has been featured on the covers of Black Scat Review and Five 2 One Magazine & his poetry has appeared in Black Scat Review, BlazeVOX, Clockwise Cat, Five 2 One, Danse Macabre & Outsider Poetry. He has published one full length book of poetry and drawings called Exile and Kingdom Come.

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Danse Macabre

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Arthur Rimbaud, Robert Desnos, John Ashbery, Aime Cesaire, Clark Coolidge, Richard Brautigan, Mina Loy, Franz Kafka, Edgar Allen Poe, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Stanislaw Lem, Kathy Acker, Gertrude Stein, E.E. Cummings, Garcia Lorca, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Ovid, Sappho, Basho, Sylvia Plath, Lorine Niedecker, Lewis Carroll, Leonora Carrington & Kurt Cline.
What I'm reading now: 
Pussy, King of the Pirates by Kathy Acker, Robert Desnos, Surrealism, and the Marvelous in Everyday Life by Katharine Conley, The Poet and the Shaman: Radical Language Praxis by Kurt Cline, The Hawkline Monster by Richard Brautigan

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Identifies as: 
Celtic American
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Born in: 
Bakersfield, CA
Raised in: 
San Diego, CA
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Last update: Jan 02, 2022