OK, Internet, let’s see what you can do. If you know how to reach any of the people listed below, would you please send me contact information or arrange and introduction?
In connection with my work on the biography of Isaac Bonewits, I’d like to get in touch with Ron Wright. He was an editor of Gnostica in the 1970s, and Isaac’s immediate superior. Carl Weschcke was kind enough to tell me that, four years ago, Ron Wright was the head of Big Mountain Publishing in Montana. But that web site is now defunct, and he may have moved. Addendum: He’s on Facebook, but I don’t know how often he checks his FB messages. If anyone has a more direct way to contact him, I’d like to know.
Can I get confirmation that Robert Larsen has passed away? He was Isaac’s roommate at Berkeley, and introduced Isaac to organized druidry. I’d’ve loved to have interviewed him, not only to get an idea of what Isaac was like in the late 60s, but what Berkeley was like.
I’d also like to get in touch with Robert C. Pennell. He and Isaac wrote fantasy novels in (I think) the 1970s. They were never published, but I have a couple of the manuscripts. Aside from asking him questions about Isaac, I’d like to get permission to potentially quote a section of their work in the biography. Addendum: He’s also on FB. Again, I don’t know how often he checks his messages, so any more direct contact information would be appreciated.
I’m sure I’ll have more requests, but let’s see how these work out.
In case it’s not clear: yes, please boost the signal!
PS: My thanks to Barbara Giacalone, whose superior detective skills helped locate Ron and Robert on FB.