Poet who was associated with the Black Mountain poets, the Beatniks, and the Objectivist poets. Over the course of his career, he published more than one hundred poetry volumes and edited a prominent literary magazine called Origin.
He attended the University of Michigan and Tufts University.
His literary journal featured the work of Gary Snyder and other well-known poets.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Ukrainian parents. He later married Japanese television news editor Konishi Shizumi.
He published work by poet William Carlos Williams.