Alex Gildzen

Alex Gildzen One of the legendary figures in the underground poetry movement. Alex Gildzen has a long list of chapbooks – from Into the Sea (Abraxas Press 1969) to Outlaw Dreams (Green Panda Press 2008). Some of his earliest poems were published by d.a. levy in Marrawannah Quarterly and by Hugh Fox in The Living Underground: An Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry. His LSD poem appeared in the Masters & Houston classic Psychedelic Art. He edited the little magazine Toucan whose contributors included Gary Snyder and Paul Metcalf. In 2003 Gildzen appeared on Todd Moore’s “List of One Hundred Outlaw Poets.” Continue reading