Quotes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

About Lawrence Ferlinghetti:

Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti is an American poet, painter, liberal activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration, he is best known for A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of more than one million copies.

Author Bio

  • NameLawrence Ferlinghetti
  • DescriptionAmerican artist, writer and activist
  • BornMarch 24, 1919
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionOfficer; Poet; Writer; Publisher; Painter
  • AwardsJanus Pannonius International Poetry Prize