Diane di Prima Biography and Poems
Diane di Prima Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Diane di Prima, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by di Prima, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Diane di Prima was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1934, a second generation American of Italian descent. Her maternal grandfather, Domenico Mallozzi, was an active anarchist, and associate of Carlo Tresca and Emma Goldman. She began writing at the age of seven, and committed herself to a life as a poet at the age of fourteen.. American poet
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