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Author: Robert Crosson

Born in Canonsburg, PA, in 1929, Robert Crosson moved to California in 1944. Eventually settling in Los Angeles after graduating from UCLA, he spent most of his life working as a carpenter, house painter and actor. Crosson authored five volumes of poetry and several chapbooks. In 2008 Otis Books/SeismicityEditions published a facimile edition of a selection of his daybooks, SIGNS/ & SIGNALS: THE DAYBOOKS OF ROBERT CROSSON. He died in 2001.

The Blue Soprano
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The Blue Soprano

ML & NLF

Poetry. Art. Robert Crosson was born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania in 929 and died in Los Angeles on December 10, 2001. In a varied career as an actor, carpenter and house painter, Crosson remained steadfast to his remarkable vision of writing. Author...

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The Day Sam Goldwyn Stepped off the Train
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The Day Sam Goldwyn Stepped off the Train

Agincourt Press

Poetry. Compelling work from an LA writer who was an actor, a restaurant manager, a housepainter, a student and a philosopher. According to friend and editor, Paul Vangelisti, Robert Crosson "sought to find a language to think in, a language passion...

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Daybook
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Daybook

Otis Books | Seismicity Editions

Poetry. DAYBOOK may be the quintessential work by Robert Crosson, distilling the raw materials of his working "daybooks" into a single pocketable volume. This book-length poem, completed in 1986, borrows its form from the daily record of the poet's ...

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Signs/ & Signals: the Daybooks of Robert Crosson
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Signs/ & Signals: the Daybooks of Robert Crosson

Otis Books | Seismicity Editions

Poetry. Edited by Guy Bennett and Paul Vangelisti. SIGNS/ & SIGNALS: THE DAYBOOKS OF ROBERT CROSSON is a facsimile edition of the Los Angeles poet's life-long project of some 117 journals, in which everything—drafts of poems, personal correspondence...

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