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Tiresias
The Collected Poems
Leland Hickman; Stephen Motika, ed.; Dennis Phillips, pref.; Bill Mohr, afterword




Nightboat Books/Otis Books/Seismicity Editions
2010 • 224 pp. 1 b & w illus. 7 x 10"
Poetry

$14.95 Paperback, 978-0-9822645-1-5



Named for Leland Hickman’s unfinished, long poem, “Tiresias,” this volume gathers all of the poetry published during Hickman’s lifetime as well as unpublished pieces drawn from his archives at the University of California, San Diego. With this book, Hickman’s innovative, emotional, and absolutely unique confessional verse will join the landscape of twentieth century American experimental poetry.

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"Hickman’s testament is visceral, haunting, and generously spread."—Robert Peters, Small Press Review



Los Angeles poet and editor LELAND HICKMAN (1934-1991) was the author of two collections of poetry: Great Slave Lake Suite (1980), which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and Lee Sr. Falls to the Floor (1991). His poetry also appeared in The Hudson Review, Bachy, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Little Caesar, Invisible City, Box Car, and the anthology The Streets Inside: Ten Los Angeles Poets. He was the editor of the poetry journal Temblor, which ran for 10 issues during the 1980s. DENNIS PHILLIP'S many books of poetry include Credence, Study for the Ideal City, and Sand. BILL MOHR'S Backlit Renaissance: Los Angeles Poets During the Cold War is forthcoming from the University of Iowa Press in 2010.



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