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Diane Di Prima

Undeniably the most well-known female Beat poet, Diane di Prima was born in Brooklyn, a second-generation American of Italian descent, and granddaughter of Domenico Mallozzi, a well-known anarchist. She began her life as a poet at age 14. She attended Swarthmore College, later moving to Greenwich Village to become part of the Bohemian intellectual ... See full bio »

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 1995 WMAC Masters (TV Series) (production coordinator)
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 2002 How to Draw a Bunny (Documentary) (thanks)
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 2011 The Poetry Deal: a film with Diane di Prima (Video short)
 1996 Little Italy (Documentary)
 1989 Gang of Souls: A Generation of Beat Poets (Documentary)
 1987 The Beat Generation: An American Dream (Documentary)
Herself (as Diane diPrima)
 1986 What Happened to Kerouac? (Documentary)

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Book: "This Kind of Bird Flies Backward"

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