Walter Lowenfels was born in New York City in 1897. He is the author of 27 poetry collections and anthologies, including Steel (1937), The Prisoner’s Poems for Amnesty (1954), and Sonnets of Love and Liberty (1955). He is also known for editing two social justice anthologies, Where Is Vietnam? (1967) and In the Time of Revolution (1969). In 1931, Lowenfels shared the Richard Aldington Poetry Prize with E. E. Cummings. He died in 1976.
Audio Recordings with Walter Lowenfels
- Walter Lowenfels reading his poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Dec. 17, 1962