See the piece about August Kleinzahler's latest on front page of SF Chronicle Book Review. My piece on Ferlinghetti begins on page two. Kleinzahler is a first-rate poet and I agree with almost all of his gripes. He's smart, he's tough and has the kind of rigorous integrity the 'po biz' needs more of. I suspect he shares my love of Lewis Hydes classic, book-length meditation, THE GIFT, which has just been released in a special, 25th anniversary edition. Kleinzahler will be at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center on May 21.
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Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, St. Anthony Foundation, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, The National Book Critics Circle,...