Joanne Kyger was born on November 19, 1934, in Vallejo, California and died on March 22, 2017.
He was an American poet.
kyger poetry was influenced by her practice of Zen Buddhism and her ties to the poets of Black Mountain, the San Francisco Renaissance, and the Beat generation.
During 2006, Joanne was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award.
He had been working on a new book, “There You Are: Interviews, Journals, and Ephemera.” It will be published in September, 2017 by Wave Books.
He died at her home in Bolinas, California from lung cancer.
Joanne Kyger passed away at 82 years old.