Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — DJUNA BARNES

barnes
June 12 — DJUNA BARNES
Home-schooled poet, Lost Generation Left-Banker.
View Barnes’ collection of poems and drawings Book of Repulsive Women.

JUNE 12, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Ghost in the Machine Day.

ALSO ON JUNE 12 IN HISTORY…
1892 — American modernist writer Djuna Barnes born, Cornwall on Hudson, NY.
1963 — N.A.A.C.P. leader Medgar Evers fatally shot, Jackson, Mississippi.
1964 — Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment, South Africa.
1972 — Radical labor organizer Saul Alinsky dies, Carmel, California.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective