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

The travel journals of a literary icon making his way in the world

by Lawrence Ferlinghetti | Monday, June 08, 2015