Jason Shinder

Jason Shinder (1955–2008) was the author of two previous poetry collections and the editor of The Poem That Changed America: “Howl” Fifty Years Later. He directed the YMCA National Writer’s Voice and taught at the Writing Seminars at Bennington College.

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The Poem That Changed America

Edited by Jason Shinder
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A tribute to Ginsberg’s signature work, which stirred a generation of angel-headed hipsters to cultural rebellion. In 1956, City Lights, a small San...

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