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Author: Joanne Kyger

One of the major poets of the Beat Generation, Joanne Kyger was born in 1934. In 1960, she traveled to Japan to be with her then-husband Gary Snyder. In 1962 they traveled to India, where, along with Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, they met the Dalai Lama. In 1969, she settled on the coast north of San Francisco, where she continues to reside today. She has published over 30 books of poetry and prose, including ABOUT NOW: COLLECTED POEMS (National Poetry Foundation, 2007).

About Now: Collected Poems
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About Now: Collected Poems

National Poetry Foundation

Poetry. For decades, Joanne Kyger has played a crucial role in California's poetry scene. Her poetry has been influenced by her studies in Zen Buddhism and her connection to the poets of Black Mountain, the San Francisco Renaissance, and the Beat Ge...

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The Japan and India Journals, 1960-1964
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The Japan and India Journals, 1960-1964

Nightboat Books

Poetry. California Interest. A reissue of Joanne Kyger's classic journal from her travels through Asia during the 1960s. First published in 1981, THE JAPAN AND INDIA JOURNALS, 1960-1964 is Joanne Kyger's journal of her four tumultuous years in Japa...

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Not Veracruz
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Not Veracruz

Libellum Books

Poetry. This collection of poems written in January-March, 2006, in place of a planned trip to Veracruz, reveals Kyger at the top of her form--spinning light, everyday, observations that suddenly resonate with philosophical depth and political commi...

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On Time: Poems 2005-2014
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On Time: Poems 2005-2014

City Lights Publishers

Poetry. A major new collection from one of the most significant women poets of the SF Renaissance. ON TIME is Joanne Kyger's first full- length collection of poetry in nearly a decade. Beginning in 2005, in the throes of the endless wars of the Bush...

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There You Are
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There You Are

Wave Books

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Edited by Cedar Sigo. The inaugural book of Wave's new interview series, THERE YOU ARE combines 40 years of interviews, letters, poems, and journals to present a narrative of the remarkable poet Joanne Kyger, who has int...

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