Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is a painter and poet whose A Coney Island of the Mind has more than a million copies in print. The co-founder of the legendary City Lights Books, he is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. These entries are adapted from his forthcoming book, Writing Across the Landscape.

The Wandering Years

Read the travel journals of literary icon Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who died yesterday at 101

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti | Monday, June 08, 2015