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James Koller

In 1960 poet James Koller moved to the Bay Area from the Midwest. He was drawn to what has since become known as the San Francisco Poetry Renaissance and soon became friends with Joanne Kyger, Philip Whalen, Lew Welch, Gary Snyder, Bill Brown, and many others of the time. Since 1964 he has edited the seminal Coyote's Journal , one of the earliest publications advocating a poetics that would lead to the ecological movement. With Richard Brautigan, Koller was part of the Digger's Communication...See more