Gregory Corso loved Patti Smith. Patti Smith loved Jim Carroll. Jim Carroll loved Ted Berrigan. Ted Berrigan loved Mark and Mark loved me. Once after Gregory was gone maybe two years, I’m not good with numbers, I ran into Patti at the O.T.B. on King St. It was a delicious day in June, the type day you’d wait a whole year for. Clear sunshine, no humidity, the air clean and cool … [Read more...]
About Vincent Zangrillo
Vincent Zangrillo was born in Ozone Park, Queens. He graduated from SUNY Albany in 1977 with a degree in English literature. After graduation, he attended Naropa Institute, where he studied with Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and Gregory Corso. From 1978 to 1987 he lived in downtown, New York. Currently, he lives and writes on the East End of Long Island. He is the author of Dime Bag: Stories 1978–1986, a collection of short stories, published in 2016.