COUNTER CULTURE CHRONICLES

Between October 1984 and May 1985 English poet Tom Raworth and Dutch poet Harry Hoogstraten joined forces to produce a unique artists’ book. This lovely oblong book of anagrams by Raworth and b/w photos by…
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Ira Beryl Brukner (1948-2015) was born in Jacksonville, Florida and studied literature at the University of Florida before relocating to Jerusalem to study at Hebrew University. Back in the US, he travelled extensively and finally settled in New York, where the first publications of his poetry helped him find various positions as a poetry teacher. Around 1984 Brukner contacted Dutch poet Harry Hoogstraten and wrote: “Hi, I am a great poet from New York, coming to
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Dutch writer and poet Hans Plomp was born in Amsterdam in 1944. After having read Dutch Language and Literature and having briefly held a position as a Dutch teacher, Plomp dropped out to become an active member of the Dutch Provos and to turn to writing in the mid-1960s. His first novel, De Ondertrouw, was published in 1968. In the 1960s and 1970s Plomp developed into one of the Dutch pioneers of psychedelia and experimented extensively with LSD and other mind-altering drugs, experiments which he would later…
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Joel Oppenheimer (1930-88) was an American poet and newspaper columnist. Originally from Yonkers, NY, Oppenheimer was briefly educated at Cornell University and the University of Chicago before enrolling in 1950 at Black Mountain College, where he studied with poet Charles Olson. He left Black Mountain in 1953 without having taken a degree and settled in New York to work at a print shop while continuing to write poetry. His first publications were ‘The Dancer’ (1951), ‘The Dutiful Son’ (1956), ‘The Love Bit and Other Poems’…
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“Jazz is my religion and surrealism my point of view” was the motto of American poet, artist and trumpeter Ted Joans (1928-2003). The cassette Jazz Poems, published earlier this year by Counter Culture…
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