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Author: Kit Robinson

Bay Area poet, writer, and musician Kit Robinson is the author of two dozen collections of poetry, including THOUGHT BALLOON (Roof, 2019), LEAVES OF CLASS (Chax, 2017), MARINE LAYER (BlazeVOX, 2015) and The Messianic Trees: Selected Poems, 1976-2003 (Adventures in Poetry, 2009). His essays on poetics, art, travel and music may be found at Open Space, Jacket2, and Nowhere. He lives in Berkeley and plays Cuban tres guitar in the charanga band Calle Ocho.

9:45
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9:45

The Post-Apollo Press

Poetry. Kit Robinson has been active as a poet, teacher, curator and performer on the San Francisco Bay Area poetry scene for 30 years. His most recent book of poems, 9:45, is a panegyric of encoded worlds which begins at the LCD readout and whirs e...

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BALANCE SHEET
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BALANCE SHEET

Roof Books

Poetry. "BALANCE SHEET is just that, a various, wry look at apparent life both inside and out at midpoint, balanced in the battering flux of myriad informations, all as 'right' and 'wrong' as ever. Kit Robinson's reflective work is articulate and co...

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COVERS
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COVERS

The Figures

THE CRAVE
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THE CRAVE

Atelos

Poetry. If Jelly Roll Morton should meet Emily Dickinson in 21st-century Las Vegas to compose occasional metaphysical stanzas, the result might resemble Kit Robinson's THE CRAVE: beautiful, strange, and ha-ha. Kit Robinson has been active as a poet,...

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Democracy Boulevard
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Democracy Boulevard

Roof Books

Poetry. "DEMOCRACY BOULEVARD is the accident strewn one-way street studded with industrial parks and hospitality suites that dead-ends in just front of the fortress of Consolidated Capital. The way Kit Robinson drives it, with fumes for fuel, crowdi...

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Determination
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Determination

Cuneiform Press

Poetry. Of DETERMINATION, poet Ted Greenwald has written: "For anyone wonders what's it doing out, don't stick a head out the window, open, stick a nose into, DETERMINATION, is an end result where language's weather swings ear in and ear out in Kit ...

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ICE CUBES
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ICE CUBES

Roof Books

Poetry. "There is a pacific, morning coolness about Kit Robinson's 'ICE CUBES.' These poems seem, in their reserved, slightly removed chilliness, to forecast the heat of day, and the fuller poems such as 'Nesting of Layer Protocols,' 'Rented Objects...

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Leaves of Class
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Leaves of Class

Chax Press

Poetry. California Interest. "Like Whitman, Kit Robinson celebrates himself, the world, and the amplitude of time. In LEAVES OF CLASS, we are treated to poetic clarity and a sense of rectitude. Whimsical forays into the boundaries of meaning and lan...

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Marine Layer
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Marine Layer

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. California Interest. "There is seemingly no object, image, or idea that couldn't potentially work its way into a Kit Robinson poem. His work is oracular and quotidian, straightforward and complex, offering multiple points of view and stunnin...

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Quarantina
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Quarantina

Lavender Ink

Kit Robinson’s QUARANTINA is a poetic diary that extends his practice of the discontinuous present into the history of our current global crises. In poems dated between early 2019 and late 2021, each with its own unique formal structure, one gets th...

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Thought Balloon
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Thought Balloon

Roof Books

Poetry. California Interest. ""Kit Robinson, always an observer of thoughts (not their manager), an instrumentalist of say-abilities (not the guarantor of their authenticity), has masterfully minted another fresh collection of poetry. Dedicated admi...

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