Reading from Way More West, Selected Poems of Edward Dorn on 21 April,
Saturday - 7:30 PM at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice,
ED DORN, one of America's great, courageous poets, began at Black Mountain
with Creeley and Olson. He wrote such classics as Gunslinger (Duke), with
its critique of the Vietnam War and America's "Shortage Industry," Hello La
Jolla, Some Business Recently Transacted in the White World, the
groundbreaking Shoshoneans, and much more. MICHAEL ROTHENBERG has edited a
Selected Poems for the prestigious Penguin Poets series (following Kyger,
Meltzer and Whalen), and co-hosts this tribute with JENNIFER DUNBAR DORN.
Readers include JOHN DALEY, JERRY CASALE, PHOEBE MACADAMS, JASON HORWITCH,
JOE SAFDIE, LEWIS MACADAMS, and MAYA DORN.