Marc Olmsted

303 4th St.Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 
415-577-7460
Website: 
http://www.marcolmsted.com

Author's Bio

Allen Ginsberg said "MARC OLMSTED inherited Burroughs' scientific nerve & Kerouac's movie-minded line nailed down with gold eyebeam in San Francisco." Olmsted teaches the on-line course “WRITING KEROUAC/SITTING BUDDHA: Spontaneous Poetics & Big Mind” at Writers.com. His book, WHAT USE AM I A HUNGRY GHOST? - POEMS FROM 3-YEAR RETREAT (VCP Press, 2001), has an introduction by Ginsberg. For more of his work, see http://www.marcolmsted.com

Publications and Prizes

Anthology

Outlaw Bible of American Poetry
(Thunder's Mouth Press,
1999)

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Buddhist
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Rockville Centre, NY
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA

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Listing last updated: February 14, 2013.