State University of New York at Buffalo
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Overview Poet and translator Anselm Hollo was born in Helsinki, Finland in 1934. He moved to the United States in 1967 and taught at various universities, including University at Buffalo, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, University of Colorado, and the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado, where he lived until his death in 2013. Hollo was influenced by the Beat poets and was the author of more than forty books of poetry. His translations include works by Finnish poets Paavo Haavikko and Pentti Saarikoski...
Overview Poet, essayist, editor, translator, and teacher Denise Levertov was an important voice in the American avant-garde and was particularly involved in anti-war and anti-nuclear activism, co-initiating Writers and Artists Protest against the War in Vietnam. She served as poetry editor of the Nation (1961-1962) and Mother Jones (1976-1978) and taught at a number of universities, including City College (CUNY); University of California, Berkeley; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Tufts...
Overview Papers of Evelyn Watson, prolific Buffalo-area writer, award-winning poet, and noted mystic. Consists of published and unpublished poems, plays and other writings, covering themes such as Christmas, religion, and mysticism. Also includes correspondence, photographs, and other miscellaneous items, such as a scrapbook containing poetry-related clippings.