Corso, Gregory

Corso, Gregory (Nunzio)

(1930–  ) poet; born in New York City. He spent three years in prison as a juvenile, then worked as a manual laborer, reporter, and merchant seaman (1950–53). Based in New York City, he was a central member of the Beat poetry movement (1960s), as seen in The Happy Birthday of Death (1960). He taught at the State University, Buffalo, N.Y.
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Corso, Gregory. The Vestal Lady of Brattle and Other Poems.
Corso, Gregory. "Dream of a Baseball Star." Hummers, Knucklers, and Slow Curves: Contemporary Baseball Poems.
Corso, Gregory. American Express (Paris: Olympia Press, 1961).
Corso, Gregory. An Accidental Biography: The Selected Letters of Gregory Corso.