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Revolutionary poet Tongo Eisen-Martin keeps the Bay's literary fires burning with his new book

Poet Tongo Eisen-Martin

People have come to associate writers like Dashiell Hammett, or beat poets like Allen Ginsberg with San Francisco. But that was then. What about today?

Tongo Eisen-Marten is one of the contemporary voices shaping the literary landscape of our city by the Bay.



Eisen-Martin: "I'm really kind of like a man with his instrument and i will go play it anywhere for anybody who wants to hear it."

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