“Patti Smith (in the words of Tennessee Williams) 'rings the bell of pure poetry.” (William S. Burroughs
About the Author
is a poet, performer, visual artist, and author of the National Book Award-winning memoir Just Kids
. She has twelve albums, has had numerous gallery shows, and continues to give concerts of her music and poetry. Her books include Early Work
, The Coral Sea, Witt, Babel, Auguries of Innocence
, Woolgathering, Land 250, Trois
, and many others. She lives in New York.