CITY LIGHTS AT 60: The Collected Lamantia
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 7 P.M., City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, CA

An appreciation of the life and work of the surrealist and visionary poet, Philip Lamantia, on the occasion of the release of U.C. Press' The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia. Guest appearances by Nancy J. Peters, Garrett Caples, and Andrew Joron. Hosted by Peter Maravelis.


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The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia
Philip Lamantia
2013 Edition
Many poets have contributed to the greatness of City Lights, but few more so than North Beach's own Philip Lamantia (1927-2005). Lamantia published his earliest work in avant-garde magazines when he was 15, then at 16 went to NYC to join the war-exiled Paris surrealists. Known as the foremost American surrealist, he also...