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Anne Waldman is a major voice in American poetry. She has published more than 40 widely acclaimed books and has been anthologized extensively. She is also a gifted performer of her own work, as well as a tireless collaborator with fine artists, musicians, and film and video artists. Her publications include Manatee/Humanity and Matching Half (music by Ambrose Bye) with Akilah Oliver. She has been honored with grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Waldman was “poet in residence” with Bob Dylan’s famed concert tour the Rolling Thunder Revue in 1975-76. She and Allen Ginsberg cofounded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Politics at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.