Berrigan (Ted) notebooks
Born in Rhode Island, Berrigan earned his BA and MA from the University of Tulsa after serving in the army during the Korean War. Although he lived for short times in Chicago, Buffalo, Iowa City, and England, he spent most of his time in New York, where he edited and published C Magazine and C Press Books and taught at St. Mark's Poetry Project. Before that, Berrigan was writer-in-residence/visiting poet at the Writer’s Workshop at the University of Iowa, where he met the Alice Notley, whom he married in 1972. He also taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Yale University, the State University of New York at Buffalo, University of Essex in England, Northeastern Illinois University, and the Naropa Institute. In 1979 he received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He was the author of more than 20 books. These 10 notebooks represent nearly 20 years of writing, but mainly cover his early work from 1959-1963.