John M. Bennett correspondence collection correspondence, 1974-2005

Bennett, John M.


93 boxes.
Includes correspondence and mail art received by John M. Bennett 1974-2005; includes extensive materials from Al Ackerman, Gyorgy Kostritskii, Ficus Strangulensis, Ivan Arguelles, Jim Leftwich, and many others; also includes printouts of e-mail.
John M. Bennett was born in Chicago, Oct. 12, 1942. A life-long poet, his work started to become well-known in the 1970's. Since that time he has become one of the world's best-known avant-garde and experimental poets. He has worked in a wide variety of genres, including text poetry, visual poetry, graphics, sound and performance poetry, mail art, film and media, and has collaborated with other writers and artists from around the world. He was also editor of the international literary journal Lost and Found Times, 1974-2005.
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