Gods Haircut By Ron Offen
Very Good Condition (By Ron Offen. Signed "Ron" and Inscribed to the former owner. . Obviously gently read. Tight binding.)
Offen lived most of his life in Chicago and worked as an insurance investigator, editor, freelance writer, and theater producer. With R. R. Cuscaden he was the co-editor of Mainstream: A Quarterly Journal of Poetry (1957), one of the first publishers of Richard Brautigan. He was also co-editor with Cuscaden of Odyssey: Explorations in Contemporary Poetry and the Arts (1958–59), which published the early work of Charles Bukowski, LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), David Ray, and others. He was a reviewer and executive editor of Chicago Literary Times (1962–1965), poetry editor of December (circa 1970–72), and columnist (“Poetry Beat”) for the Chicago Daily News (1974–75). From 1970 to 1977, he was a book reviewer for the Chicago Sun-Times, a drama critic for Chicago's weekly newspaper, Skyline, and worked in the Poets-in-the Schools program sponsored by the Illinois Arts Council.
- Paperback:73 pages
- Publisher:Pygmy Forest Press (1999)
- Package Dimensions: 2 x 5.3 x 0.4 inches
- Shipping Weight:6 ounces