Ring of Bone: Selected Poems by Lew Welch: gary snyder, joanne kyger and friends

Thursday, August 12th 2012

To celebrate the release of City Lights‘ new book Ring of Bone: Selected Poems by Lew Welch, the San Francisco Public Library hosted Gary Snyder, Joanne Kyger, David Meltzer, Tom Killian, Peter Coyote, Jerry Martien, Steve Sanfield, and Huey Lewis to read and pay tribute (listed in order of videos, above).

You can read more about Welch below:

  • Read, watch, and listen here
  • Read a review over @ The Rumpus
  • A short bio and some of his poems here
  • Get the book here (where you can also read the forward, preface, and the first few pages)