About the Bukowski.net Website

Los Angeles author Michael Phillips created and maintains the bukowski.net website, which was established in 1996. The information available here is the result of decades of interest in, and research on, Charles Bukowski's life and writing. The facts presented have been researched and verified, any opinions presented are my own.

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

  • David Calonne - early magazine appearances
  • Cherkovski, Neeli - 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  • Abel Debritto - Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground, unpublished and uncollected material and references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
  • 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

How to contact bukowski.net

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• I cannot provide contact information for the Bukowski estate.

Those sorts of inquiries should be sent to his current publisher, HarperCollins/Ecco.

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