Cid Corman (1924-2004) poet, editor, and translator, was the founder of the poetry
Origin and the Origin Press. This collection contains 17 typescript letters to the poet
and artist Graham Ackroyd, written by Corman, from 1973-1977, while Corman was in Japan. The letters discuss
Corman's writing and publishing, references to other poets, and explanations of his life in Japan, among other
Cid Corman was born on June 29, 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated from Tufts University in 1945. He
did graduate work at the University of Michigan, where he won the Hopwood Prize for poetry in 1947, and also at
the University of North Carolina. In 1948, Corman returned to Boston where he started a radio program on WMEX.
During this program the works of writers were read without commercial interruption.
17 letters; 0.2 linear feet
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