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 … [Read more...]
About Vincent Zangrillo
Vincent Zangrillo (June 8, 1955–May 9, 2020) 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. Most recently he lived and wrote 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.
You can read Marc Olmsted's review of Dime Bag here.