Little, Billy

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Little, Billy

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Billy Little, also known as Zonko, was born in New York City. He served in the U.S. Military from 1960-1963, then became an ardent anti-militarist. He studied poetry at State University Buffalo and was heavily influenced by the New American Poets. After moving to Vancouver, B.C., in 1971 he became a mainstay of the Vancouver poetry and bookselling scenes. He published many chapbooks, co-founded Press of the Black Flag raised, co-founded R2B2 Books with Renee Rodin, and was an organizer and performer at many anti-war rallies in Vancouver in the 1970s. He passed away on New Years Day, 2009, at his home on Hornby Island.


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Creaded December 15, 2015. SS



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