In February and March, attends meetings and writes statements in support of Salman Rushdie. On 11 October, he receives the Emerson-Thoreau Medal for distinguished achievement in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Introduction to Messages: New and Selected Poems, 1969-1989, by Luke Breit, 5-8. Fort Bragg, CA: Q.E.D. Press, 1989. Softcover. Mailer praises Bret (son of Mailer’s friend, the late Harvey Breit) for being “one of the best romantic poets we’ve got” and for giving him a lift. “Luke Breit is Doctor Breit, Traffic Consultant for locked-up […]