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Holy Soul

Matthew Power first met poet Allen Ginsberg at his cousin's Bar Mitzvah, when he was a 15-year-old aspiring writer.

2004 / Dean Olsher / Emily Botein / Matthew Power / The Next Big Thing, USA

Matthew Power first met poet Allen Ginsberg at his cousin's Bar Mitzvah, when he was a 15-year-old aspiring writer.

Through the years the two developed an intimate friendship, and Ginsberg's influence as a mentor, friend, and writer is still ever-present in Power's daily life.

Holy Soul was produced in 2002.


produced by

Emily Botein

Emily Botein is Vice President for On-Demand Content at WNYC Radio in New York.

Matthew Power

Matthew Power was a freelance print and radio journalist and a contributing editor at Harper's magazine and National Geographic Adventure.


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