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posted on 09 Jul 2017

“None of Us Will Ever Be Famous”: Remembering the Poet Larry Fagin by Porter Fox

This article has been published in The New Yorker. It begins:

The poet Larry Fagin, who died in May, was twenty-one years old when he met a young man walking through Paris with a turtle on his shoulder. The year was 1958. The man was the poet and filmmaker Piero Heliczer. That night, Heliczer brought Fagin to a run-down hotel, at 9 Rue Gît-le-Cœur, to meet some other American writers—Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, and Peter Orlovsky—who had been living at the Beat Hotel.

You can read the full article on this link to The New Yorker