Poetry. LGBT Studies. Edited by Stephen Motika, with a preface by Dennis Phillips and an afterword by Bill Mohr. 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unfinished, long poem, "Tiresias," this volume gathers all of the poetry published during Hickman's lifetime as well as unpublished pieces drawn from his archives at the University of California, San Diego.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. A co-publication of Nightboat Books and Otis Books/Seismicity Editions.
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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. Author City: Los Angeles, CA USA