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Author: Garrett Caples

Garrett Caples is the author of LOVER OF TODAY? (Wave Books, forthcoming 2021), POWER BALLADS (Wave Books, 2016), Complications (2007), and The Garrett Caples Reader (1999), a collection of outtakes, The Rise & Fall of Johnny Volume (2020), and a bilingual selection, Noches Ap�tridas (Unstated Nights, 2019). He's also written a book of essays, RETRIEVALS (Wave Books, 2014), and a pamphlet, Quintessence of the Minor (2010). He's the editor of Philip Lamantia's PRESERVING FIRE (Wave Books, 2018), Samuel Greenberg's Poems from the Greenberg MSS (2019), and Michael McClure's MULE KICK BLUES and Last Poems (2021), as well as the co-editor of The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia (2013), Particulars of Place (2015) by Richard O. Moore, Incidents of Travel in Poetry: New and Selected Poems (2016) by Frank Lima, and Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader (2019). He is an editor at City Lights Books, where he curates the Spotlight Poetry Series. He has a PhD in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and lives in San Francisco.

Lovers of Today
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Lovers of Today

Wave Books

In LOVERS OF TODAY, Garrett Caples is his most playful and heartfelt. Here are poems that generously place the reader in a particular poetic moment that is both elegiac and also wildly entertaining. Taken from a bar of the same name in the Lower Eas...

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Power Ballads
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Power Ballads

Wave Books

Poetry. California Interest. A power ballad was a hair metal band's voyage into the softer side of rock, compromising to the integrity of the genre, but genuine and trailblazing. So too is Caples' POWER BALLADS. His poems and prose pieces are bizarr...

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Retrievals
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Retrievals

Wave Books

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. California Interest. Art. RETRIEVALS is a collection of criticism about underrecognized poets, unfairly discredited critics, artists obscured by more famous relations— basically, writers and artists that have fallen off...

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