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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is a painter and poet whose A Coney Island of the Mind (New Directions, 1958) has more than a million copies in print. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His latest book, Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals (1960-2010), from which “Travel Journals” is taken, will be published by Liveright in September 2015.


Illustration by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Travel Journals

Summer 2015 | Articles

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is well known as a poet and artist, publisher of fellow Beat writers, and cofounder of City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. But his extensive notebooks in the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, cast [...]