Located in a collection of church buildings in Black Mountain, North Carolina, Black Mountain College was an educational experiment that lasted from 1933 to 1956. It was one of the first schools to stress the importance of teaching creative arts and the belief that, in combination with technical and analytical skills, the arts are essential to human understanding.
|name||years||schools & movements|
|John Wieners||1934-2002||Beat, Black Mountain, New York School, San Francisco Renaissance|
|Robert Creeley||1926-2005||Black Mountain|
|Denise Levertov||1923-1997||Black Mountain|
|Robert Duncan||1919-1988||Black Mountain, San Francisco Renaissance|
|Charles Olson||1910-1970||Black Mountain|