About the Bukowski.net Website

The bukowski.net website was established in 1996. The information available here is the result of decades of research on Charles Bukowski's life and writing by a variety of individuals.

A partial list of sources and contributors to bukowski.net:

  • David Calonne - early magazine appearances
  • Neeli Cherkovski - Hank: The Life of Charles Bukowski
  • Jason Davis - Wormwood Review and various small press appearances
  • Abel Debritto - Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground, unpublished and uncollected material and references
  • Sanford Dorbin - A Bibliography of Charles Bukowski
  • Scott Harrison - manuscripts
  • Aaron Krumhansl - A Descriptive Bibliography of the Primary Publications of Charles Bukowski
  • John Martin - Wormwood Review and various small press appearances
  • Barry Miles - Charles Bukowski
  • Dina Moinzadeh - manuscripts
  • Michael Phillips - bukowski.net and bukowskiforum.com websites, Bukowski writing database
  • Brian Pratt - early magazine appearances
  • Howard Sounes - Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life, Bukowski in Pictures
  • Jeff Weddle - Bohemian New Orleans The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press
  • Pamela Wood - Charles Bukowski's Scarlet
  • The Huntington Library - manuscripts and letters
  • University of Arizona - letters
  • University of California, Santa Barbara - manuscripts and letters
  • University of Southern California Department of Special Collections - manuscripts and letters

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