1. Publicity efforts will focus on career retrospective features, interview and print profiles with this legendary figure, and, of course, critical review coverage across the country. Additional marketing will include consumer advertising in a number of poetry journals, conference display, and academic direct mail marketing. 2. Finished books will be available for review copy mailings in May and available at Book Expo America. 3. Edward Sanders gives prominent lectures and performances across the country (recently at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame). As his schedule evolves, more tour cities and dates will be added including a publication party/ final reunion gig for The Fugs, being planned at the Bowery Poetry Club, and a Twin Cities benefit event celebrating Coffee House Press's 25th anniversary. 4. News and updates from Edward Sanders can be found on The Woodstock Journal's web site: www.woodstockjournal.com and at: www.thefugs.com
Edward Sanders is the bestselling author of the Charles Manson expose, The Family, author of the recently published Poems for New Orleans, and a recipient of the American Book Award. He is also a founding member of the legendary rock group, The Fugs, a classics scholar, publisher, former bookseller, and pioneer in investigative poetics. He lives in Woodstock, New York. A native Cailfornian and central figure in the Beat movement, poet Joanne Kyger has taught at the New College of California in San Francisco and at the Naropa University Summer Writing Program. She has published more than twenty books, including the recent As Ever: Selected Poems, and is a recipient of the PEN Oakland--Josephine Miles Award in poetry.