Diane Di Prima – Happy Birthday

Diane di Prima, 1996 – photo: Allen Ginsberg

Diane Di Prima‘s birthday today. She turns 86.  Happy Birthday Diane! – We salute her with a gathering of portraits by Allen.

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Diane Di Prima 3 1987

Diane di Prima, 1991, 1991, 1989 and 1987 – photos by Allen Ginsberg

Diane Di Prima on The Allen Ginsberg Project – Here are four previous birthday postings – here, here, here and here.

Here’s her reading at the Bay Area Writers series in Novato in 1976 – here and here

Here’s Diane reading alongside Allen and Anne Waldman at Naropa in 1974 – here

Here‘s Diane reading in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, alongside the late great Michael McClure

and here’s Diane at Naropa in 1978  from Constanzo Allione”s film Fried Shoes Cooked Diamonds (reading the dedication to her book Revolutionary Letters)

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