Carcanet Press
Quote of the Day
an admirable concern to keep lines open to writing in Ireland, Scotland, Wales and America.
Seamus Heaney

Michael McClure

  • About
  • Michael McClure was born in Marysville, Kansas but spent much of his childhood in Seattle. He moved to San Francisco in the 1950s where he joined a poetry workshop lead by Robert Duncan, and later went on to perform at the Six Gallery reading with Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder.
     
    McClure is still an active poet, journalist, playwright and novelist, with work regularly appearing in Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair. He has also worked as a documentary maker and appeared in several films including Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz in 1978.
Share this...
The Carcanet Blog Promoting poetry through public engagement read more The Acquaintance of a True Dustie-Fute read more Whitman Alabama read more Poetry Readings read more On Receiving the First Copy of my New & Selected Poems: a Writers Neurosis Explored read more Jorie Graham Interview for Prac Crit read more
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2017 Carcanet Press Ltd