Neeli Cherkovski

Neeli Cherkovski is the author of many books of poetry, including From the Canyon Outward (2009), and The Crow and I (2015). He was the coeditor of Anthology of L.A. Poets (with Charles Bukowski) and Cross-Strokes: Poetry between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Cherkovski also wrote biographies of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Charles Bukowski, as well as the critical memoir Whitman’s Wild Children (1988). His papers are held at the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. He has lived in San Francisco since 1974.

Upcoming Readings:
Thursday, February 20th, 2018
City Lights Booksellers
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
Thursday/Friday, April 5th/6th, 2018
Colorado Mesa University
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Saturday, April 7th, 2018
Lithic Bookstore & Gallery
138 South Park Square #202
Fruita, CO 81521
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
Pioneer Book
450 Center Street
Provo, UT 84601
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Salt Lake City Public Library
210 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Published by Lithic Press:
      Elegy T Shirt
Other Publications:
Poems for the Wailing Wall (1968), Pre-Rabbinic Poems (1969), Don’t Make a Move (1973), The Waters Reborn (1975), Public Notice (1975), Love Proof (1980), Home, American (1983), Juggler Within (1983), Animal (1996), Elegy for Bob Kaufman (1996), Leaning Against Time (2004), A Packet of Love Poems (2008), From the Canyon Outward (2009), From the Middle Woods (2011), Mania Poems (2013), The Crow and I (2015)
Ferlinghetti: A Biography (1979), Whitman’s Wild Children (1988, 1998), Hank: The Life of Charles Bukowski (1991, also published in a revised edition as Bukowski: A Life in 1997)
Anthology of L.A. Poets (1972, co-edited with Charles Bukowski and Paul Vangelisti ), Peace or Perish: A Crises Anthology (1983, co-edited with Herman Berlandt), Cross Strokes: Poetry Between Los Angeles and San Francisco (2015, co-edited with Bill Mohr), Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman (forthcoming, edited with Raymond Foye and Tate Swindel)

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