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Jonah Raskin

Jonah Raskin has been writing poetry since the 1950s, when he went to high school, played football, and listened to rock 'n' roll-like the Beat Generation writers, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg whom he admired and aimed to imitate. He is the author of American Scream, a biography of Ginsberg's poem Howl, and the author, too, of six poetry chapbooks: More Poems, Better Poems; Bone Love; Public Places, Private Spaces; Auras; Jonah Raskin's Greatest Hits; and Letters to a Lover. Raskin has also...See more