Henry Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) was a German-born American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Influenced by his home city of Los Angeles, he wrote and published over 60 books. Sometimes affiliated with the Beat Poets, Bukowski himself rejected the idea. His work is associated with “Dirty Realism” and “Transgressive fiction.” As a discussion group, we will read, listen to, and discuss some of his poetry. Come prepared to join the discussion.