Eliot Katz

Eliot Katz is the author of seven books of poetry, including Unlocking the Exits and Love, War, Fire, Wind: Looking Out from North America’s Skull. He was a cofounder of the long-running (1982-2004) literary journal, Long Shot, and also a co-editor of Poems for the Nation, a collection of political poems compiled by the late poet, Allen Ginsberg. Katz has also worked for many years as an activist for a wide range of peace and social-justice causes.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
'New Dissector, Democracy Projector': A Poet’s Tribute to Danny Schechter
What I’ll always remember most about Danny Schechter, besides his friendship, was his passionate commitment to democratic principles—in every field from politics and economics to journalism and culture—and his amazing energy for brainstorming creative ideas. I met Danny in 1988, when I was working...
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