Allen Ginsberg: Works




Wait Till I’m Dead: Uncollected Poems ed Bill Morgan. Grove Press, 2016

The Essential Ginsberg ed. Michael Schumacher, Harper Perennial, 2015

Howl Illustrated by Eric Drooker, Harper Perennial, 2010

Collected Poems 1947-1997 Harper Collins, 2006

Illuminated Poems Illustrated by Eric Drooker, Thunder’s Mouth,  2006

The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems 1937-1952. Ed Bill Morgan, Juanita Lieberman-Plimpton,  Da Capo, 2006

Howl Annotated w/facsimile manuscript. Harper Perennial (Paperback), 2006

Death & Fame: Poems 1993-1997 Harper Collins, 1999

Selected Poems 1947-1995 Harper Collins, 1996

Cosmopolitan Greetings Poems 1986-1993. HarperCollins, 1994

White Shroud Poems 1980-1985. Harper & Row, , 1986

Plutonian Ode, Poems 1977-1980. City Lights Books, ,1982

Mind Breaths, Poems 1971-76. City Lights Books, ,1978

Iron Horse. Coach House Press, Toronto/City Lights Books, 1974

The Fall of America, Poems of These States. City Lights Books, 1973

Planet News. City Lights Books, 1968

Reality Sandwiches. City Lights Books, 1963

Kaddish and Other Poems. City Lights Books, 1961

Howl and Other Poems. City Lights Books, 1956



First Thought: Conversations with Allen Ginsberg ed Mike Schumacher, University of Minnesota, 2017

Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats Ed bill Morgan, Grove Press 2017

The Letters of Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg ed Bill Morgan & David Stanford,  Penguin, 2010

The Letters of Allen Ginsberg –ed. Bill Morgan. DaCapo Press, 2007

The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg & Gary Snyder ed. Bill Morgan, Counterpoint, 2007

The Book of Martyrdom & Artifice – First Journals and Poems 1937-1952 – ed. Juanita Lieberman –Plimpton & Bill Morgan. DaCapo Press,  2006

The Yage Letters. (with William Burroughs), City Lights Books, 1963, 2006

Selected Interviews ed David Carter, Harper Collins, 2001

Family Business: Selected Letters Between A Father & Son ed. Michael Schumacher. Bloomsbury, 2001

Deliberate Prose: Selected Essays 1959-1995 ed. Bill Morgan, Harper Collins, NYC 2000

Indian Journals. Grove Press,  1996

Journals Mid-Fifties. HarperCollins,  1995

Journals Early Fifties Early Sixties. Ed. G. Ball, Grove Press, NY, 1977, 1993

Composed on the Tongue. (Literary Conversations, 1967-1977). Grey Fox Press, 1980.

Chicago Trial Testimony. City Lights Trashcan of History Series,1975.

The Visions of the Great Rememberer Epilogue to Kerouac’s Visions of Cody, Penguin, 1993



Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg The National Gallery of Art/Del Monico-Prestel 2010

Beat & Pieces Photology, ed. Davide Faccioli. Essay by Fernanda Pivano, Milan 2005.

Allen Ginsberg 108 Images. Fred Hoffman Fine Art, Santa Monica, 1995

Allen Ginsberg Photographs. Twelvetrees Press 1991.




Dharma Lion: A Biography of Allen Ginsberg. Michael Schumacher, University of Minnesota Press, 2016

A Blue Hand: The Beats In India – Deborah Baker Ghosh. Penguin 2008

I Celebrate Myself : The Somewhat Private Life of Allen GinsbergBill Morgan, Penguin 2007

The Works of Allen Ginsberg, 1941-1994 A Descriptive Bibliography. Bill Morgan, Greenwood Press, 1995

The Portable Beat Reader, Ed. Ann Charters, Viking Portable Library, NY, 1992.

Allen Ginsberg: A Biography, by Barry Miles. Simon and Schuster, NY 1989.




Songs of Innocence and Experience: William Blake Tuned by Allen Ginsberg. Expanded reissue Omnivore Records, 2017

Allen Ginsberg Reads Kaddish – 20th Century American Ecstatic Narrative Poem (Limited Red Vinyl Edition) Real Gone Music, 2017

Last Word on First Blues expanded reissue of FIRST BLUEE Omnivore Records, 2016

Ballad of the Lights Arthur Russell and the Flying Hearts feat. Allen Ginsberg. Audika Records 2010

Allen Ginsberg Live at the Knitting Factory 6 track mini cd only available with Ginsberg Figurine, Presspop Tokyo 2010

New York Blues Rags Ballads and Harmonium Songs, Recorded by Harry Smith. (reissue of First Blues, 1973 Folkways release) Locust Media, 2002

The Allen Ginsberg Audio Collection. Harper Audio/Caedmon Collection. 3 CD set. 2004

The Voice of the Poet – Random House Audio 2004

Wichita Vortex Sutra Live at St Mark’s Church. Prd Hal Willner feat. Lenny Kaye, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley, Lenny Pickett, Philip Glass et al. Artemis Records 2004

Howl & Other Poems Fantasy Records, 1998

The Ballad of the Skeletons with Paul McCartney, Philip Glass, Produced by Lenny Kaye, Mouth Almighty/Mercury, 1996

Howl, U.S.A. Lee Hyla score, Kronos Quartet, Nonesuch, 1996

The Lion For Real: Produced by Hal Willner, Mouth Almighty/Mercury, 1989, 1996

Holy Soul Jelly Roll: Poems & Songs 1949 -1993. Four CD set, produced by Hal Willner, Rhino Records; 1994

Hydrogen Jukebox, music by Philip Glass, libretto by Allen Ginsberg, Elektra Nonesuch, 1993.

Cosmopolitan Greetings Jazzy Opera, Music by George Gruntz, words by Allen Ginsberg, Migros- Genossenschafts-Bund, 1993

Howls, Raps & Roars: Recordings From The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance, includes “Howl and Other Poems”, Fantasy Records, 1993

Giorno Poetry Systems (G.P.S. 008-9, 016-7, 018-19) 1975-80, G.P.S. Institute

Gate, 2 evenings with Allen Ginsberg, The Loft, 1001 Stereo, Munich, 1980.