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Author: Neeli Cherkovski

Neeli Cherkovski is internationally recognized as a poet, memoirist and literary chronicler. He is a recipient of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles National Award for literary excellence and a 2014 Acker Award for poetry and biography. Cherkovski has taught writing and World Literature at New College of California. Aside from such celebrated poetry collections as: ELEGY FOR MY BEAT GENERATION (Lithic Press, 2017), LEANING AGAINST TIME (R.L. Crow Publications, 2004), FROM THE CANYON OUTWARD (R.L. Crow Publications, 2009), FROM THE MIDDLE WOODS (New Native Press, 2011), Animal, and THE CROW AND I (R.L. Crow Publications, 2015), Cherkovski has also published poetry collections in German, Italian and Spanish. He is the author of Whitman's Wild Children and the biographies Bukowski: A Life and Ferlinghetti: A Biography. He is the recipient of the 2017 Jack Mueller Poetry Prize. Cherkovski, originally from Los Angeles, is a long time resident of San Francisco, where he lives with his partner Jessie Cabrera.

The Crow and I
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The Crow and I

R.L. Crow Publications

Poetry. LGBT Studies. California Interest. Neeli Cherkovski continues his poetic exploration started with his PEN Award winning LEANING AGAINST TIME, followed by FROM THE CANYON OUTWARD and now with his THE CROW AND I. Cherkovski, again opens the wi...

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Elegy For My Beat Generation
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Elegy For My Beat Generation

Lithic Press

Poetry. The latest collection from prolific poet, literary chronicler, and man on the scene, Neeli Cherkovski, pays homage to his aging and gone friends from the heyday of all their lives, contemplates upon his own dwindling days, celebrates each mo...

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From the Canyon Outward
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From the Canyon Outward

R.L. Crow Publications

Poetry. With his new collection, Neeli Cherkovski continues the exploration started with his award winning LEANING AGAINST TIME. He once again opens the window to the self and takes us deeper into his search for reason, redemption and love--Cherkovs...

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Leaning Against Time
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Leaning Against Time

R.L. Crow Publications

Poetry. Winner of the 2005 Pen Oakland-Josephine Miles Literary Award for Poetry. From Los Angeles to San Francisco, from 1953 to now--Neeli Cherkovski uses bar scenes, cafe insights, family confessions, heartbreak and redemption, meditations on mor...

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