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The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics

Woodcut of Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac.

On June 13, 1975, the Tibetan Buddhist meditation teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche visited Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. He gathered students, artists, scholars and meditation teachers and made a strange request. “Take me to your poets!”

The invitation was heard by Allen Ginsberg, poet laureate of the Beat Generation. Ginsberg teamed with poets Anne Waldman and Diane Di…

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Loren Kantor

Loren Kantor

Loren is a writer and woodcut artist based in Los Angeles. He teaches printmaking and creative writing to kids and adults.