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Marc Olmsted

Marc Olmsted has appeared in City Lights Journal, New Directions in Prose & Poetry, New York Quarterly, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and a variety of small presses.  He is the author of five other collections of poetry, including What Use Am I a Hungry Ghost?which has an introduction by Allen Ginsberg with praise from Michael McClure and Diane di Prima.   Olmsted's 25 year relationship with Ginsberg is chronicled in his Beatdom Books memoir Don't Hesitate: Knowing Allen Ginsberg 1972-1997 - Letters and RecollectionsFor more of his work, http://www.marcolmsted.com/