John Curl is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Revolutionary Alchemy and Yoga Sutras of Fidel Castro, and has published in numerous anthologies and magazines. His translations of Inca, Maya, and Aztec poets are collected in Ancient American Poets. He is the author of two novels, The Outlaws of Maroon and The Co-op Conspiracy; his historical works include Indigenous Peoples Day and For All the People; Memories of Drop City is his memoir of the 1960s. He represented the USA at the World Poetry Festival in Venezuela. He is a member of the Revolutionary Poets Brigade of San Francisco and co-editor of their anthologies. Jack Hirschman wrote, John Curl has earned a place among the foremost revolutionary American poets since the end of WW2.