Gerard Malanga is an acclaimed as a poet, photographer, and filmmaker. Born in the Bronx in 1943, he is the author of a dozen poetry collections, the most recent being Malanga Chasing Vallejo and No Respect: New & Selected Poems, the four-volume fanzine set: AM: Archives Malanga, and Tomboy & Other Tales. His photography books include Resistance to Memory and Screen Tests Portraits Nudes. He was a founding editor of Interview magazine, alongside Andy Warhol. Malanga lives in upstate New York.