Stephen Rodefer is an American poet and painter who lives in Paris and London. Rodefer is one of the founders of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poetry movement. He knew many of the early beat and Black Mountain poets, including Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Charles Olson, and Robert Creeley.
His papers were purchased by Stanford University and are on permanent view there.
lots more here: http://rodefer.ms11.net/
recorded by David Highsmith
photo by Ben Friedlander (edits by yrs truly): http://www.flickr.com/photos/mongibeddu/71460204/