From the Inside Flap
is an invocation of "lineage" as a challenge toward examining the practice of poetry and the links of its history.
About the Author
Anne Waldman, poet, performer, professor, cultural activist, holds the lineages of The New American Poetry in her DNA. She is the author of numerous books of poetry including the mini-classic Fast Speaking Woman and the recent volumes In the Room of Never Grieve and the meditative Structure of the World Compared to a Bubble. She is also the editor of The Beat Book, and co-editor of Civil Disobediences: Poetics & Politics in Action
. She is the chair of the Summer Writing Program at The J