Help for Diane di Prima

di Prima in 2004. Photo by Gloria Graham.

On The Poetry Foundation website Amber Tamblyn has shared that Michael McClure has reached out to her in order to find help for a fellow poet: Feminist icon, Beat poet, Buddhist student, and San Francisco Poet Laureate Diane di Prima, age 78, is in dire need of assistance.

di Prima, McClure writes, “is suffering with several painful and even life-threatening illnesses.” A GiveForward website created to raise money for Di Prima’s medical expenses, has been created. Click here to pitch in.